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1. gauze

noun. ['ˈgɔz'] a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave.

Synonyms

  • net
  • meshwork
  • veiling
  • gossamer
  • mesh
  • meshing
  • cheesecloth
  • network

Antonyms

  • gross
  • proximate
  • thick
  • rugged

Etymology

  • gaze (French)

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Rhymes with Gauze

  • withdraws
  • laidlaw's
  • straws
  • mccaw's
  • macaws
  • inlaws
  • guffaws
  • because
  • applause
  • prause
  • ocaw's
  • glaus
  • flaws
  • draws
  • draus
  • claws
  • clause
  • claus'
  • claus
  • brause
  • waugh's
  • was
  • thaws
  • tawes
  • sias
  • shaw's
  • saws
  • sause
  • saus
  • paws

How do you pronounce gauze?

Pronounce gauze as gɔz.

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Sentences with gauze


1. Adjective
Moisten a gauze bandage with sterile water, place on the wound and allow the bandage to dry.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Check the wound itself for exudate and soak up as much as possible with the gauze.

2. gauze-like

adjective. so thin as to transmit light.

Synonyms

  • transparent
  • filmy
  • gossamer
  • thin
  • see-through
  • vaporous
  • sheer
  • gauzy
  • cobwebby
  • diaphanous

Antonyms

  • solid
  • liquid
  • clear
  • opaque

3. gauze

noun. ['ˈgɔz'] (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings.

Synonyms

  • cotton
  • bandage
  • surgical dressing
  • petrolatum gauze
  • gauze bandage

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • break
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • gaze (French)
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