a : a thin often transparent fabric used chiefly for clothing or draperies
b : a loosely woven cotton surgical dressing
c : a firm woven fabric of metal or plastic filaments
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
gauze noun \ˈgȯz\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a loosely woven cotton surgical dressing
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