Synonyms

1. petrolatum

noun. a semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum; used in medicinal ointments and for lubrication.

Synonyms

  • petroleum jelly
  • mixture
  • jelly
  • mineral jelly
  • cordite
  • petrolatum gauze

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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'] 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)

4. 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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