gauze

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Synonyms for gauze

(medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings

a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave

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The doctors wore dark green gowns and the anaesthetic was ether, sprinkled on to a gauze mask, and I clearly remember the sensation of spinning round and plummeting through space.
The gauze mask is a good idea whenever you're brushing out chambers and bores.
Then a series of sweet smelling preparations are smoothed on to the face and neck, building up to the moisturising gauze mask.
Step 8: A plant extract mask was used and a firming gauze mask was placed over the plant mask to help with drainage.
The old fashioned gauze mask with its 50% or less efficiency has been superceded by nonwoven masks that provide efficiencies as high as 98%.