Mesh meaning

mĕsh
Mesh is defined as to entangle, or to work closely together.

An example of mesh is a fishing line getting caught in a net.

An example of mesh is two coworkers who work well together.

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An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network.

A screen made of wire mesh.

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Something that snares or entraps.
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To catch in or as if in a net; ensnare.
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Any of the open spaces of a net, screen, sieve, etc.: a 50-mesh screen is one with 50 such open spaces per linear inch.
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The threads, cords, etc. forming these openings.
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A net or network.
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A netlike, woven material, as that used for stockings.
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A structure of interlocking metal links.
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Anything that entangles, snares, or entraps.
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The definition of mesh is screen or netting, or the holes that form these materials.

An example of mesh is a window screen.

An example of mesh is fishnet stockings.

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To cause (gear teeth) to become engaged.
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To cause to work closely together; coordinate.
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To become entangled.
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To become engaged or interlocked.

Gears that are not meshing properly.

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The engagement of the teeth of gears.
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To entangle.
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To engage.
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To become entangled.
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To become engaged.
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To fit closely together; interlock.
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To be in harmony, agreement, or accord.
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An architecture that connects devices using multiple pathways. See mesh network, wireless mesh network, Live Mesh and switch fabric.
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A structure made of connected strands of metal, fiber, or other flexible/ductile material, with evenly spaced openings between them.
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The opening or space enclosed by the threads of a net between knot and knot, or the threads enclosing such a space.
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The engagement of the teeth of wheels, or of a wheel and rack.
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A measure of fineness (particle size) of ground material. A powder that passes through a sieve having 300 openings per linear inch but does not pass 400 openings per linear inch is said to be -300 +400 mesh.
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(computer graphics) A polygon mesh.
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To fit in, to come together.

The music meshed well with the visuals in that film.

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To catch in a mesh.

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in mesh
  • In gear; interlocked.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

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Origin of mesh

  • Middle English mesch probably from Middle Dutch maesche

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English mesche, from Old English masc (“net") (perhaps influenced in form by related Old English mæscre (“mesh, spot")) both from Proto-Germanic *maskrÇ­, from Proto-Indo-European *mezg- (“to knit, twist, plait"). Akin to Old High German māsca (“mesh"), Old Saxon maska (“net"), Old Norse mÇ«skvi, mÇ«skun (“mesh").

    From Wiktionary