Origin of gauze
OTHER WORDS FROM gauzegauze·like, adjective
Words nearby gauze
How to use gauze in a sentence
Treated by an officer carrying the quick-clot gauze, the man survived a wound to the abdomen.Thousands of bullets have been fired in this D.C. neighborhood. Fear is part of everyday life.|Peter Hermann, John D. Harden|July 23, 2021|Washington Post
These researchers wondered if making a gauze out of it would speed wound healing better than the traditional cellulose-based gauze does.
For their new gauze, the researchers ground up the shells of crabs, shrimp and lobsters.
Fattening the fabric between two hot steel sheets left it looking like the gauze people have long used as a wound dressing, or bandage.
The group described its new chitin-based gauze in the January 2021 issue of ACS Applied Bio Materials.
The more we try to look through the gauze, the more it all begins to look like gauze.
It will end up shriveled up, dried up, dead; rolled up in dirty gauze and tossed into a wastebasket, quickly forgotten.
Another bold piece of color is a simple red dress made of silk gauze worn by one Monica Maurice for her wedding to Arthur Jackson.Here Comes the Bride…In Flaming Red: Two Centuries of Colorful Wedding Dresses|Liza Foreman|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Using tape and gauze, he then tried to plug the holes in that leg.
Thinking fondly of some gauze-filtered yesteryear where manufacturing jobs abounded and kids played outside more is one thing.
Madame Ratignolle, more careful of her complexion, had twined a gauze veil about her head.
The wine spilled over Arobin's legs and some of it trickled down upon Mrs. Highcamp's black gauze gown.
The only one who did justice to it was the countess-dowager—in a black gauze dress and white crêpe turban.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Titania herself appears in the transparent robe of silver gauze.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
In the dance in Scene VI she used a long black gauze scarf and a white one.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
British Dictionary definitions for gauze
- a transparent cloth of loose plain or leno weave
- (as modifier)a gauze veil