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gauze

 (gôz)
n.
1.
a. A thin, transparent fabric with a loose open weave, used for curtains and clothing.
b. A thin, loosely woven surgical dressing, usually made of cotton.
c. A thin plastic or metal woven mesh.
2. A mist or haze.

[French gaze, ultimately (perhaps via Spanish gasa) from Arabic qazz, raw silk, of Middle Persian origin; akin to Persian kaž, bent, crooked, low-quality silk.]
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gauze

(ɡɔːz)
n
1. (Textiles)
a. a transparent cloth of loose plain or leno weave
b. (as modifier): a gauze veil.
2. (Surgery) a surgical dressing of muslin or similar material
3. any thin openwork material, such as wire
4. (Physical Geography) a fine mist or haze
[C16: from French gaze, perhaps from Gaza, where it was believed to originate]
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gauze

(gɔz)

n.
1. thin and often transparent fabric made from any fiber in a plain or leno weave.
2. a surgical dressing of loosely woven cotton.
3. any material made of an open, meshlike weave, as of wire.
4. a thin haze.
[1555–65; < Middle French gaze, of uncertain orig.]
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gauze

A fine mesh cloth, often painted, visible when lit from the front but disappearing when only lit from behind.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gauze - (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressingsgauze - (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
bandage, patch - a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
cotton - fabric woven from cotton fibers
petrolatum gauze - gauze saturated with petrolatum
surgical dressing - a loosely woven cotton dressing for incisions made during surgery
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
2.gauze - a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weavegauze - a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
cheesecloth - a coarse loosely woven cotton gauze; originally used to wrap cheeses
gossamer - a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture
meshwork, meshing, network, mesh, net - an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
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Translations
شاش للضِّمادَه
gázagázový
gazegaze-
aitaverkkokudottulintuniisikangasmetallikangasmetalliverkko
grisja, sárabindi
marlė
marlemarles-
gázagázový
sargı bezi

gauze

[gɔːz] N (gen) → gasa f
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gauze

[ˈgɔːz] n
(= material) → gaze f
(= wound dressing) → gaze f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

gauze

nGaze f; (Med also) → (Verbands)mull m
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gauze

[gɔːz] ngarza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

gauze

(goːz) noun
thin cloth used eg to cover wounds. a length of gauze; (also adjective) a gauze bandage.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

gauze

n. gasa:
absorbable ______ absorbible;
absorbent ______ absorbente;
antiseptic ______ antiséptica;
___ compresscompresa de ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

gauze

n gasa
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