Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
  2. (noun, artifact) (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings

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Synonyms of Gauze

gauze bandage, netting, veiling

Alternate forms of Gauze

Derivations: gauzy

Hyponyms: cheesecloth, gossamer, petrolatum gauze

Hypernyms: cotton, mesh, meshing, meshwork, net, network

Origin of the word Gauze

  1. 1561, from Fr. gaze, apparently from Arabic gazz "raw silk," or from Gaza, Palestinian city associated with production of this fabric. more

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Words that sound like Gauze

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