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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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May 2 was just another day at O'Keeffe's Package Store, a family business in Lawton, Oklahoma, when 75-year-old Rosemarie O'Keeffe, who was working behind the register, noticed two young men outside walking up to the store "wearing hoodies, with gauze bandages over their faces," reported KSWO Channel 7.
And then I had to deal with not telling my mother, hiding things, wearing gauze bandages to high school.