wire gauze

noun
a gauzelike fabric woven of very fine wires.

Origin:
1810–20

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wire gauze
 
n
a stiff meshed fabric woven of fine wires

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Example sentences
Consequently, a roll of wire gauze was placed between the mixing bulb and the reaction vessel to serve asa flame trap.
In fact, wicks are sometimes made of a kind of wire gauze.
Quickly cover the beaker with wire gauze and stand back.
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