What does the word gauze mean?

Usage examples for gauze

  1. The violet gauze of the veil is only indicated yet." – The Orchard of Tears by Sax Rohmer
  2. She was resting upon a gold- embroidered divan, and her figure appeared to great advantage in the heavenly blue, silver- embroidered gauze robe, which covered her beautiful limbs like a cloud. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  3. The flame, being unable to pass through the wire gauze, burns in a steady, nearly invisible manner above. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
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