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gauze
American English: /ɡɔz/
British English: /ɡɔːz/

Translation of gauze in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1.1 (fabric)
    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)
    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)

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