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What is "Gauze" - Definition & Explanation

A lightweight open texture fabric produced in a plain weave or a simple leno weave.
A transparent fabric or a sheer woven fabric.
It is a fabric with open construction and resembles a wire mesh.
A very light, sheer, fine woven fabric.
Comes in various forms. May be of cotton, wool. silk,rayon or other manmade fiber. Usually plain weave,sometimes leno-weave, occasionallyknitted. Sheer,lightweight. Cotton gauze sometimesused forbandages.Some silk or rayon gauze used for curtains, Trimmings.
A thin, sheer plain-weave fabric made from cotton, wool, silk, rayon, or other manufactured fibers. End-uses include curtains, apparel, trimmings, and surgical dressings.
lightweight open texture fabric produced in a plain weave or a simple leno weave
Gauze is a thin, translucent fabric with a loose open weave. Its name may derive etymologically from the Persian word for silk, via the Spanish word "gasa".
A loosely-woven cloth (qv) on which a scene can be painted. When lit from the front, it is opaque and only the painted scene is seen; when lit from behind, however, it becomes transparent. Commonly used in pantomime.
A thin often transparent fabric used chiefly for clothing or draperies.
  • Medicine bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
  • A net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
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    A selvedge that varies in width. NOTE: Variations in weft tension or lack of control of the warp ends within the selvedge may result in such unevenness. Pulled-in selvedges are caused by pulling in...
    A kind of jacket. Defined by the dictionaries as simply 'a kind of garment', the faiji was possibly a long over-garment without sleeves, or with very short sleeves, open in front and worn like a coat...
    A narrow fabric made by crossing a number of sturdy yarns diagonally, so each strand passes alternatively over or under one or more of the other stands. Typically used in shoe laces and suspenders....
    Denotes the spacing of ends or picks, or both, and is expressed as the number of threads per centimetre. NOTE: The state of the fabric at the time should be described, e.g. loom, grey,...

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