An arm being wrapped in gauze.
An example of gauze is the material used for dressing cuts.
- any very thin, light, transparent, loosely woven material, as of cotton or silk
- any similar but stiff material, as of thin wire
- a thin mist
Origin of gauzeFrench gaze from Spanish gasa from Arabic ?azz, raw silk from Persian käž
- a. A thin, transparent fabric with a loose open weave, used for curtains and clothing.b. A thin, loosely woven surgical dressing, usually made of cotton.c. A thin plastic or metal woven mesh.
- A mist or haze.
Origin of gauzeFrench gaze ultimately ( perhaps via Spanish gasa ) from Arabic qazz raw silk of Middle Persian origin Persian kaž bent, crooked, low-quality silk
(third-person singular simple present gauzes, present participle gauzing, simple past and past participle gauzed)