Simple Definition of gauze
: a very thin cloth : cloth so thin that you can see through it
: loosely woven cotton that is used as a bandage
Examples of gauze
He wrapped the wound in gauze.
<wrapped in the pale gauze of a misty afternoon, the city seemed eerily romantic to the strolling lovers>
Origin of gauze
Middle French gaze
First Known Use: 1561
Medical Definition of gauze
: a loosely woven cotton surgical dressing
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