Definition of Gauzelike

1. Adjective. Like or resembling gauze. ¹



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Definition of Gauzelike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gauzelike

gaurs
gaus
gause
gauses
gauss
gausses
gaussian
gaussian curve
gaussian distribution
gaussianities
gaussmeter
gaussoids
gauze
gauze bandage
gauze mat
gauzelike (current term)
gauzes
gauzier
gauziest
gauzily
gauziness
gauzinesses
gauzing
gauzy
gavage
gavaged
gavages
gavaging
gave
gave a bad name

Literary usage of Gauzelike

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1. An Essay on the Archaeology of Our Popular Phrases, and Nursery Rhymes by John Bellender Ker (1840)
"... and thus as the thread spun by that worm, in which, in its chrysalis stage, it lies shrouded as by alight loose gauzelike clothing or coverlet, ..."

2. Essay on the Archaeology of Our Popular Phrases, Terms & Nursery Rhymes by John Bellenden Ker (1840)
"... and thus as the thread spun by that worm, in which, in its chrysalis stage, it lies shrouded as by alight loose gauzelike clothing or coverlet, ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1834)
"The instant the smoke had rolled away down the dull river in blue wreaths, growing more and more gauzelike and transparent, as they passed ue, all was quiet ..."

4. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1868)
"... this object bears magnifying wonderfully well : with 150 little more is to be seen than a star in the centre of an extensive gauzelike, nebulous disk ..."

5. The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America: Or, The Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing (1845)
"The whole atmosphere of the piece is vapory and gauzelike. It is one of those conceptions of genius which, once taken into the mind, feed it for ever. ..."

6. The New McGuffey Fourth Reader by William Holmes McGuffey (1901)
"Not a dull fog that hides it, but a light airy gauzelike mist, which in our eyes of modest admiration gives a new charm to the beauties it is spread before. ..."

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