Definition of gauze-like in English:

gauze-like

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adjective

  • Having a thin, translucent quality like gauze: a gauze-like cotton cloth they expand their gauze-like wings
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    • She wore a dress with many layers of light airy material that was almost gauze-like in texture.
    • The shoes had been swabbed by a piece of gauze-like material which was then subjected to machine tests.
    • We should also be concerned about the use of things that cover the soil, including decking, paving, and a new gauze-like product - all made to keep out the dreaded weeds.

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