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gauze

Pronunciation: /gɔːz/

Translation of gauze in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (fabric) gasa (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • In their methods and approach, they use a range of materials that includes sand, printed fabric, mud, gauze and textured whites.
    • There's unfortunately nothing you can do about this, but you can stabilize the damaged areas by sewing a bit of cotton gauze to the underside with silk thread.
    • She lay on a four-poster bed with a canopy of shimmering gauze and silk.
    1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] gasa (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Gently wash areas of infected skin with clean gauze and antiseptic soap daily.
    • Wash your eye with tepid water, using a clean piece of cotton wool or gauze for each wipe.
    • Cotton gauze has been used to dress wounds for hundreds of years because it is naturally soft, pliable, and absorbent.
    1.3 (fine mesh) malla (feminine)

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Zarzuela is a musical drama consisting of alternating passages of dialogue, songs, choruses, and dancing, that originated in Spain in the seventeenth century. Its name comes from the Zarzuela palace, Madrid. It is also popular in Latin America. Zarzuela declined in the eighteenth century but revived in the early nineteenth century. The revived zarzuela dealt with more popular themes and was called género chico. A more serious version developed, known as género grande.