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cheesecloth

a loosely woven cotton cloth formerly used only for wrapping cheese

cheesecloth

[′chēz‚klȯth]
(textiles)
A very loosely woven, thin, lightweight cotton fabric; used in unfinished (gray) form for covering tobacco plants and for making tea bags and wiping cloths; the finished form is used for curtains, bedspreads, and such.
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* Remove the excess alcohol and residue with cheese cloth.
You can try rubbing a bar of soap on the window or covering it from the outside with cheese cloth.
Spread out cheese cloth in each pan, and then secure to the sides with clothespins, making sure that the cheesecloth is pulled tight and the tomatoes don't touch the bottom of the pan.
the savings she wrapped in cheese cloth and hid in her left stocking
Embroidered cheese cloth top, pounds 30, Topshop, 0870 122 8808
The flasks were capped with cheese cloth (for aeration) and placed in an incubator/shaker for 48 hour periods.
The mahogany pieces are hand sanded with a 400-grit abrasive and rubbed with a combination of steel wool, cheese cloth and a Mohawk cream polish to bring a gloss to the finished pieces.
The tack cloth is a cheese cloth that has a sticky coating to pick up and hold dust.
After the milk is curdled it is strained in butter muslin or cheese cloth and the curd is collected and then pressed to form a mass and the whey is collected for other uses.
It works well mashed on top of Shepard's Pie in place of mashed potatoes or drained overnight in cheese cloth and a strainer for Squash Pie.
Using cheese cloth, form a tight 1-inch diameter cylinder, and tie the ends of the cheese cloth tightly with butcher twine.