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Definition of "bandage" []

  • A strip of material such as gauze used to protect, immobilize, compress, or support a wound or injured body part. (noun)
  • To apply a bandage to. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bandage" in a sentence
  • "_The bandage twisted tightly by means of a windlass (stick) which is held by another bandage_"
  • "Laboratory animal tests show that when the bandage is applied for just two minutes, the clotting agent stops the bleeding."
  • "Your child can shower or take a bath after the bandage is removed."