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Meaning of GAUZE

Pronunciation:  goz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
  2. [n]  (medical) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings

GAUZE is a 5 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: gauze bandage, netting, veiling
 See Also: bandage, cheesecloth, cotton, cotton cloth, gossamer, mesh, net, petrolatum gauze, surgical dressing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Gauze\, n. [F. gaze; so called because it was first
    introduced from Gaza, a city of Palestine.]
    A very thin, slight, transparent stuff, generally of silk;
    also, any fabric resembling silk gauze; as, wire gauze;
    cotton gauze.
    {Gauze dresser}, one employed in stiffening gauze.
  2. \Gauze\, a.
    Having the qualities of gauze; thin; light; as, gauze merino
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are dressed in gauze means uncertainty in wealth.
Thesaurus Terms
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