What does gauze mean?

Definitions for gauze
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gauze, gauze bandagenoun

    (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings

  2. gauze, netting, veilingnoun

    a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave

Wiktionary

  1. gauzenoun

    A thin fabric with a loose, open weave.

    Etymology: From gaze, either from قز or from غزة, a city associated with silk production.

  2. gauzenoun

    A similar bleached cotton fabric used as a surgical dressing.

    Etymology: From gaze, either from قز or from غزة, a city associated with silk production.

  3. gauzenoun

    A thin woven metal or plastic mesh.

    Etymology: From gaze, either from قز or from غزة, a city associated with silk production.

  4. gauzenoun

    Wire gauze, used as fence.

    Etymology: From gaze, either from قز or from غزة, a city associated with silk production.

  5. gauzenoun

    Mist or haze

    Etymology: From gaze, either from قز or from غزة, a city associated with silk production.

  6. gauzeverb

    To apply a dressing of gauze

    Etymology: From gaze, either from قز or from غزة, a city associated with silk production.

  7. gauzeverb

    To mist

    Etymology: From gaze, either from قز or from غزة, a city associated with silk production.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gauzenoun

    a very thin, slight, transparent stuff, generally of silk; also, any fabric resembling silk gauze; as, wire gauze; cotton gauze

    Etymology: [F. gaze; so called because it was first introduced from Gaza, a city of Palestine.]

  2. Gauzeadjective

    having the qualities of gauze; thin; light; as, gauze merino underclothing

    Etymology: [F. gaze; so called because it was first introduced from Gaza, a city of Palestine.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gauze

    gawz, n. a thin, transparent fabric, originally of silk, now of any fine hard-spun fibre: material slight and open like gauze.—adj. Gauze′-winged, having gauzy wings.—n. Gauz′iness.adj. Gauz′y.n. Wire′-gauze (see Wire). [Fr. gaze, dubiously referred to Gaza in Palestine.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gauze in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gauze in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of gauze in a Sentence

  1. Dana Martinez:

    The doctor came in and said there’s something wrong with her foot, I need to look at it, that’s when I became very alarmed and said ‘What’s wrong with it?’ She removed the gauze and that’s when I discovered she was burned.

  2. James Schuetzler:

    My pilot landed his aircraft and got out, was able to make contact with the woman who told him that she had been shot in the head. It was obvious, too, that she had been shot and was just basically clinging to the border fence where he could go ahead and pass gauze and things like that through first aid stuff for her, once the Border Patrol agents arrived on scene, they had water and medical supplies and were able to pass that through the fence. And thankfully, because of the great partnerships we have out here in eastern and southeastern California and southwestern Arizona, we were able to get a law enforcement and EMS response from the Mexican side of the border.

  3. Tallulah Bankhead:

    They used to photograph Shirley Temple through gauze. They should photograph me through linoleum.

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