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Meaning of MESH

Pronunciation:  mesh

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of interlocking or meshing; "an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check"
  2. [n]  an open fabric woven together at regular intervals
  3. [n]  an interconnected or intersecting configuration or system of components; "there was a hole in the network where some of the strands were broken"; "he used a copper frame with copper meshing"
  4. [n]  contact by fitting together; "the engagement of the clutch"; "the meshing of gears"
  5. [n]  the number of opening per inch of a screen; measures size of particles; "a 100 mesh screen"; "100 mesh powdered cellulose"
  6. [v]  coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively
  7. [v]  entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
  8. [v]  keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
  9. [v]  work together in harmony

MESH is a 4 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: engage, engagement, enmesh, ensnarl, interlock, interlock, interlocking, interlocking, lock, meshing, meshing, meshing, meshwork, net, network, operate, reticulation
 Antonyms: disengage, withdraw
 See Also: catch, cloth, computer network, contact, coordinate, displace, early warning system, entangle, fabric, flip, gauze, grab, graticule, grid, grillwork, hairnet, impinging, in, inch, linear unit, mat, material, move, netting, organise, organize, reference grid, relate, reseau, reticle, reticule, ride, safety net, save-all, snap, snarl, snatch, snood, spark arrester, sparker, striking, switch, system, tangle, textile, throw, tulle, veiling, wirework



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mesh\, n. [AS. masc, max, m?scre; akin to D. maas, masche,
    OHG. masca, Icel. m["o]skvi; cf. Lith. mazgas a knot, megsti
    to weave nets, to knot.]
    1. The opening or space inclosed by the threads of a net
       between knot and knot, or the threads inclosing such a
       space; network; a net.
             A golden mesh to entrap the hearts of men. --Shak.
    2. (Gearing) The engagement of the teeth of wheels, or of a
       wheel and rack.
    {Mesh stick}, a stick on which the mesh is formed in netting.
  2. \Mesh\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Meshed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To catch in a mesh. --Surrey.
  3. \Mesh\, v. i. (Gearing)
    To engage with each other, as the teeth of wheels.
Computing Dictionary

The intercal name for hash.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Woven wire or other filaments used alone as revetment, or as retainer or container of masses of gravel or cobble.
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