Definitions for Meshmɛʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. an arrangement of interlocking metal links or wires with evenly spaced, uniform small openings between, as used in jewelry, sieves, etc.

  2. any knit, woven, or knotted fabric of open texture.

    Category: Textiles

  3. an interwoven or intertwined structure; network.

  4. one of the open spaces between the cords, wires, etc., of a net or screen.

  5. meshes, the cords, wires, etc., that bind such spaces. a means of catching or holding fast:

    the meshes of the law.

    Category: Textiles

  6. the engagement of gear teeth.

    Category: Machinery

  7. (v.t.)to catch or entangle in or as if in a net; enmesh.

  8. to form with meshes, as a net.

  9. to engage, as gear teeth.

    Category: Machinery

  10. to cause to match, coordinate, or interlock.

  11. (v.i.)to become enmeshed.

  12. to become or be engaged, as the teeth of gears.

    Category: Machinery

  13. to match, coordinate, or interlock.

Origin of mesh:

1375–1425; late ME mesch, appar. continuing OE masc, max; akin to MD maesche, OHG māsca

mesh′y(adj.)mesh•i•er, mesh•i•est.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mesh(noun)

    the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles

    "a 100 mesh screen"; "100 mesh powdered cellulose"

  2. engagement, mesh, meshing, interlocking(noun)

    contact by fitting together

    "the engagement of the clutch"; "the meshing of gears"

  3. mesh topology, mesh(noun)

    the topology of a network whose components are all connected directly to every other component

  4. net, network, mesh, meshing, meshwork(noun)

    an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals

  5. mesh, meshing, interlock, interlocking(verb)

    the act of interlocking or meshing

    "an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check"

  6. engage, mesh, lock, operate(verb)

    keep engaged

    "engaged the gears"

  7. interlock, mesh(verb)

    coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively

  8. mesh(verb)

    work together in harmony

  9. enmesh, mesh, ensnarl(verb)

    entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh


  1. mesh(Noun)

    A structure made of connected strands of metal, fiber, or other flexible/ductile material, with evenly spaced openings between them.

  2. mesh(Noun)

    The opening or space enclosed by the threads of a net between knot and knot, or the threads enclosing such a space.

  3. mesh(Noun)

    The engagement of the teeth of wheels, or of a wheel and rack.

  4. mesh(Noun)

    A polygon mesh.

  5. mesh(Noun)

    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.

  6. mesh(Verb)

    to fit in, to come together

  7. Origin: mesche, from masc (perhaps influenced in form by related mæscre) both from maskrōn, from mezg-. Akin to masca, maska, mǫskvi, mǫskun.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mesh(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

  2. Mesh(noun)

    the engagement of the teeth of wheels, or of a wheel and rack

  3. Mesh(verb)

    to catch in a mesh

  4. Mesh(verb)

    to engage with each other, as the teeth of wheels


  1. Mesh

    Mesh consists of semi-permeable barrier made of connected strands of metal, fiber, or other flexible/ductile material. Mesh is similar to web or net in that it has many attached or woven strands.

Anagrams of Mesh

  1. Shem

  2. hems

Translations for Mesh

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(one of) the openings between the threads of a net

a net of (a) very fine (= small) mesh.

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