mesh: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mesh), [key]
- any knit, woven, or knotted fabric of open texture.
- an interwoven or intertwined structure; network.
- any arrangement of interlocking metal links or wires with evenly spaced, uniform small openings between, as used in jewelry or sieves.
- one of the open spaces between the cords or ropes of a net.
- to be caught in the meshes of the law.
- the threads that bind such spaces.
- the means of catching or holding fast:to be caught in the meshes of the law.
- the engagement of gear teeth.
- a set of branches that forms a closed path in a network so that removal of a branch results in an open path.
- a designation of a given fineness of powder used in powder metallurgy in terms of the number of the finest screen through which almost all the particles will pass: This powder is 200 mesh.
- to catch or entangle in or as if in a net; enmesh.
- to form with meshes, as a net.
- to engage, as gear teeth.
- to cause to match, coordinate, or interlock: They tried to mesh their vacation plans.
- to become enmeshed.
- to become or be engaged, as the teeth of one gear with those of another.
- to match, coordinate, or interlock: The two versions of the story don't mesh.
- mesh (Thesaurus)