HyperDic: gauze

English > 2 senses of the word gauze:
NOUNartifactgauze, gauze bandage(medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
artifactgauze, netting, veilinga net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
gauze > pronunciation
Soundsgao'z
Rhymesapplause ... tropopause: 8 rhymes with aoz...
English > gauze: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings.
Synonymgauze bandage
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Part ofbandage, patchA piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
surgical dressingA loosely woven cotton dressing for incisions made during surgery
Narrowerpetrolatum gauzegauze saturated with petrolatum
BroadercottonFabric woven from cotton fibers
Spanishgasa
Catalangasa
English > gauze: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave.
Synonymsnetting, veiling
NarrowercheeseclothA coarse loosely woven cotton gauze
gossamerA gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture / texture
Broadernet, network, mesh, meshing, meshworkAn open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
Spanishgasa, velo
Adjectivesgauzyso thin as to transmit light

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