gauze

Part of speech: noun

A light open- woven fabric.

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Usage examples "gauze":

  1. The violet gauze of the veil is only indicated yet." - "The Orchard of Tears", 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", 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", Michael Faraday.