Examples of gauze in a Sentence
He wrapped the wound in gauze.
wrapped in the pale gauze of a misty afternoon, the city seemed eerily romantic to the strolling lovers
Recent Examples of gauze from the Web
Things like gauze and energy bars are mailed, but radios and gas masks are sent on charter planes or smuggled across the border.
Curtains and a ceiling made of gauze fabric containing thin strips of aluminium that exclude the rays of the sun have been added, as have huge ventilation pipes and pumps to extract excess solar heat.
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Origin and Etymology of gauze
Middle French gaze
First Known Use: 1561
GAUZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gauze for English Language Learners
: a very thin cloth : cloth so thin that you can see through it
: loosely woven cotton that is used as a bandage
GAUZE Defined for Kids
Definition of gauze for Students
1 : a thin fabric that allows light to pass through it
2 : loosely woven cotton used as a bandage
Medical Definition of gauze
: a loosely woven cotton surgical dressing
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