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  • gauzily — ˈgȯzə̇lē, li adverb : in a gauzy manner : so as to resemble gauze cobwebs floating gauzily in the light air …   Useful english dictionary

  • gauzily — adverb see gauze …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gauzily — See gauze and gauzy. * * * …   Universalium

  • gauzily — adverb In a gauzy manner …   Wiktionary

  • gauzily — adv. like fine cloth, like gauze …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gauzy — gauzily, adv. gauziness, n. /gaw zee/, adj., gauzier, gauziest. like gauze; transparently thin and light. [1790 1800; GAUZE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gauze — noun Etymology: Middle French gaze Date: 1561 1. a. a thin often transparent fabric used chiefly for clothing or draperies b. a loosely woven cotton surgical dressing c. a firm woven fabric of metal or plastic filaments 2. haze • gauzelike… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gauziness — See gauzily. * * * …   Universalium

  • gauze — [gɔ:z] noun 1》 a thin transparent fabric.     ↘Medicine thin, loosely woven cloth used for dressing and swabs. 2》 (also wire gauze) a very fine wire mesh. Derivatives gauzily adverb gauziness noun gauzy adjective ( …   English new terms dictionary

  • gauzy — [gô′zē] adj. gauzier, gauziest thin, light, and transparent, like gauze; diaphanous gauzily adv. gauziness n …   English World dictionary

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