gauzelike
adjective see gauze

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gauzelike — adjective Like or resembling gauze …   Wiktionary

  • gauzelike — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling gauze especially in sheer transparent texture : gauzy …   Useful english dictionary

  • gauze — gauzelike, adj. /gawz/, n. 1. any thin and often transparent fabric made from any fiber in a plain or leno weave. 2. a surgical dressing of loosely woven cotton. 3. any material made of an open, meshlike weave, as of wire. 4. a thin haze. [1555… …   Universalium

  • wire gauze — noun : a gauzelike weave of fine wires : an especially fine wire cloth compare tantalum gauze * * * a gauzelike fabric woven of very fine wires. [1810 20] * * * wire gauze noun A kind of stiff close fabric made of fine wire • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bar'ege — Ba*r[ e]ge , n. [F. bar[ e]ge, so called from Bar[ e]ges, a town in the Pyrenees.] A gauzelike fabric for ladies dresses, veils, etc. of worsted, silk and worsted, or cotton and worsted. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Betula papyracea — Paper Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Business paper — Paper Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fly paper — Paper Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gossamer — Gos sa*mer, n. [OE. gossomer, gossummer, gosesomer, perh. for goose summer, from its downy appearance, or perh. for God s summer, cf. G. mariengarr gossamer, properly Mary s yarn, in allusion to the Virgin Mary. Perhaps the E. word alluded to a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gossamer spider — Gossamer Gos sa*mer, n. [OE. gossomer, gossummer, gosesomer, perh. for goose summer, from its downy appearance, or perh. for God s summer, cf. G. mariengarr gossamer, properly Mary s yarn, in allusion to the Virgin Mary. Perhaps the E. word… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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