Providna i tanka materija od pamuka ili svile, veo; vrsta gajtana od zlatnog ili srebrnog tkiva i svile; med. muselinska providna tkanina za zavoje i previjanje rana, koja se pre upotrebe sterilizuje da bi se u njoj uništile zarazne klice. (fr.)
A coarse loosely-woven cotton gauze; originally used to wrap cheeses.
Fine muslin or cotton fabric of very loose weave, originally used to press curds during the cheesemaking process.
ETYM French compresse.
A cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever).
ETYM French gaze; so called because it was first introduced from Gaza, a city of Palestine.
Diaphanous woven fabric of silk, cotton, fine worsted yarn, or other fiber. Paired warp threads are twisted between each insert of weft, to achieve an open structure.
A transparent fabric with a loose open weave; SYN. netting, veiling.
Sinonimi: collapsible shelter
A portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); SYN. collapsible shelter.
1. A loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame; SYN. taper.
2. Any piece of cord that conveys liquid by capillary action.