gauze - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ɡɔːz/
singulargauze
pluralgauzes
  1. 1
    [uncountable] white cotton cloth that is very thin and has been woven in a loose way, used in layers for protecting and treating an injury
  2. 3
    [countable] science a hard flat square of wires woven together, often used for holding containers while they are being heated by a Bunsen burner

derived word

gauzy

adjective