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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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