from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A strip of material such as gauze used to protect, immobilize, compress, or support a wound or injured body part.
- transitive v. To apply a bandage to.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A strip of gauze or similar material used to protect or support a wound or injury.
- n. A strip of cloth bound round the head and eyes as a blindfold.
- v. To apply a bandage to something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fillet or strip of woven material, used in dressing and binding up wounds, etc.
- n. Something resembling a bandage; that which is bound over or round something to cover, strengthen, or compress it; a ligature.
- transitive v. To bind, dress, or cover, with a bandage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To bind up or dress, as a wound, a fractured limb, etc., with a roller or bandage; cover with a bandage for the purpose of binding or concealing: as, to bandage the eyes.
- n. A strip, band, or swathe of cotton cloth, or other soft woven material, used in dressing and binding up wounds, stopping hemorrhages, joining fractured and dislocated bones, etc.
- n. A band or ligature in general; that which is bound over something else.
- n. In architecture, an iron ring or a chain bound around the springing of a dome, the circumference of a tower, or some similar part of a building, to tie it together.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
- v. dress by covering or binding
- v. wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
_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.
Once the bandage is removed, your child may shower or take a bath.
While the bandage is still on, you may spongebathe your child, taking care to keep the bandage dry and in place.
Your child may shower or take a bath after 24 hours, when the bandage is removed.
After the bandage is removed, your child may shower or take a bath.
If a bandage is in place, you may remove it 24 hours after the procedure.
After the bandage is removed, your child may shower, but should face away from the spray to keep water off the site, or sponge-bathe around the site.
Yet we continue to seek and affirm the message that offers a short-term bandage for our gaping spiritual wounds, all the while knowing at a deep level that what we're hearing is, at best, not the whole truth, and at worst, a brazen lie.