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Mesh meaning

A mesh is a barrier made of connected strands of metal, fiber, or other flexible/ductile materials.


  1. (noun) The engagement of the teeth of wheels, or of a wheel and rack.
  2. (v. t.) To catch in a mesh.
  3. (noun) 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.
  4. (v. i.) To engage with each other, as the teeth of wheels.
Word: mesh
Pronunciation of mesh: 'mesh
Function of mesh: noun
Origin of mesh: Middle English, probably from Middle Dutch maesche; akin to Old High German masca mesh, Lithuanian mazgos knot
1 : one of the openings between the threads or cords of a net; also : one of the similar spaces in a network -- often used to designate screen size as the number of openings per linear inch
2 a : the fabric of a net b : a woven, knit, or knotted material of open texture with evenly spaced holes c : an arrangement of interlocking metal links used especially for jewelry
3 a : a weblike pattern or construction b : WEB, SNARE -- usually used in plural
4 : working contact (as of the teeth of gears) <in mesh>
- meshed /'mesht/ adjective

Synonyms of mesh

Engage, Engagement, Enmesh, Ensnarl, Interlock, Lock, Meshing, Net, Network, Operate, Reticulation,

Antonyms of mesh

Disengage, Withdraw,