Definitions for: Mesh

[n] the act of interlocking or meshing; "an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check"
[n] an open fabric woven together at regular intervals
[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"
[n] contact by fitting together; "the engagement of the clutch"; "the meshing of gears"
[n] the number of opening per inch of a screen; measures size of particles; "a 100 mesh screen"; "100 mesh powdered cellulose"
[v] coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively
[v] entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
[v] keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
[v] work together in harmony

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Mesh, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Meshed; p. pr. & vb. n.
To catch in a mesh. --Surrey.

Mesh, v. i. (Gearing)
To engage with each other, as the teeth of wheels.

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

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