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"gauze" in British English

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uk   /ɡɔːz/  us   /ɡɑːz/
[U] a very ​thin, ​lightcloth, used to make ​clothing, to ​covercuts and to ​separatesolids from ​liquids, etc.: a gauze ​skirt a ​piece of ​sterile gauze [C or U] a ​material like a ​netformed by ​wirescrossing over each other: wire gauze
adjective uk   /ˈɡɔː.zi/  us   /ˈɡɑː-/
(Definition of gauze from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gauzenoun [U]

 us   /ɡɔz/
a very ​thin, ​lightcloth used for making ​clothing and for ​coveringcuts in the ​skin: a gauze ​skirt a ​sterile gauze ​bandage
(Definition of gauze from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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