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gauze

1. 
a. a transparent cloth of loose plain or leno weave
b. (as modifier): a gauze veil
2. a surgical dressing of muslin or similar material
3. a fine mist or haze

Gauze

 

a light, transparent, porous, absorbent cotton fabric of plain weave. Gauze is usually bleached, but is occasionally produced in its unbleached state. Primarily intended for surgical dressings, it is also used as interfacing in clothing and as backing for maps.

gauze

[gȯz]
(materials)
A sheer, loosely woven textile fabric similar to cheesecloth; used for surgical dressings.
A plastic or wire mesh.

gauze

1. Any thin, open-weave, woven fabric; usually transparent.
2. A fine wire cloth; also called lawn.
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9% pure platinum wire gauze of 10cm x 10cm size with 200 mesh per sq.
The CDA Chairman appealed general public to install wire gauze on the doors and windows, use mosquito nets while sleeping in open and cover the pits of stagnant water and mud around houses.
CDA has appealed to the general public to install wire gauze on the doors and windows, use mosquito nets when sleeping outside, and covering the pits of stagnant water around houses and destroy the old tyres and other vessels that store water because these provide rich sources for breeding of mosquitoes.
Chairman CDA appealed the general public to install wire gauze on the doors and windows, use mosquito nets when sleeping outside, and covering the pits of stagnant water sand or mud around houses and destroy the old tyres, and other vessels that store water because these provide rich sources for breeding of mosquitoes.