any thin and often transparent fabric made from any fiber in a plain or leno weave.
a surgical dressing of loosely woven cotton.
any material made of an open, meshlike weave, as of wire.
a thin haze.
a surgical dressing of muslin or similar material
any thin openwork material, such as wire
a fine mist or haze
1560s, gais, from French gaze, conjectured to be from Arabic gazz “raw silk” [Barnhart], or from Gaza, Palestinian city associated with production of this fabric [Klein, Du Cagne].
A bleached, woven cotton cloth, used for dressings, bandages, and absorbent sponges.
[gaw-zee] /ˈgɔ zi/ adjective, gauzier, gauziest. 1. like ; transparently thin and light. /ˈɡɔːzɪ/ adjective gauzier, gauziest 1. resembling gauze; thin and transparent adj. 1796, from gauze + -y (2). Related: Gauziness.
[guh-vahzh; French ga-vazh] /gəˈvɑʒ; French gaˈvaʒ/ noun 1. forced feeding, as by a flexible tube and a force pump. /ˈɡævɑːʒ/ noun 1. forced feeding by means of a tube inserted into the stomach through the mouth n. 1889, from French gavage, from gaver “to stuff” (17c.; see gavotte). gavage ga·vage (gə-väzh’) n.
[gav-er-nee; French ga-var-nee] /ˌgæv ərˈni; French ga værˈni/ noun 1. a waterfall in SW France, in the Pyrenees. 1384 feet (422 meters) high.
/ɡæˈvæskɑː/ noun 1. Sunil Manohar (ˈsʊnɪl ˈmænəohɑː). born 1949, Indian cricketer: played in 125 test matches (1971–87), 47 as captain; first batsman to score more than 10,000 test runs