What does Mesh mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Mesh.

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

  5. Origin: [AS. masc, max, mscre; akin to D. maas, masche, OHG. masca, Icel. mskvi; cf. Lith. mazgas a knot, megsti to weave nets, to knot.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mesh

    mesh, n. the opening between the threads of a net: the threads and knots which bound the opening: network.—v.t. to catch in a net: to engage or interlock, as gear-teeth.—v.i. to become engaged thus.—n. Mesh′-work, a network, web.—adj. Mesh′y, formed like network. [A.S. max, a net; Ger. masche.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mesh in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mesh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kahlil Gibran:

    They consider me to have sharp and penetrating vision because I see them through the mesh of a sieve.

  2. Jessica Lauppe-Guy:

    It’s super feminine with sheer and mesh details and eyelash lace that is used traditionally in lingerie.

  3. Sajjan Gohel:

    The type of monuments that are in Sultanahmet Square are the type that ISIS has been blowing up in Syria, it's seen as a place where you have a mesh of different entities. It's a real melting pot.

  4. Casey Neistat:

    That kind of entrepreneurial thinking… that kind of innovator’s thinking, just doesn’t really mesh necessarily with a larger entity like a [CNN parent company] Turner, that was where a lot of the struggles came from.

  5. James Lee of Lee Murphy:

    None of the defective product manufacturers offer assistance for removal or revision of their defective products when it fails, even today, with multiple verdicts finding these mesh products defective and the manufacturers liable, not one of the mesh defendants have helped any of the women absent a lawsuit and a settlement.

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