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Definition of 'mesh'


  1. the number of opening per inch of a screen; measures size of particles; "a 100 mesh screen"; "100 mesh powdered cellulose"
  2. contact by fitting together; "the engagement of the clutch"; "the meshing of gears"
       Synonyms: engagement meshing interlocking
  3. the topology of a network whose components are all connected directly to every other component
       Synonyms: mesh topology
  4. an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
       Synonyms: net network meshing meshwork
  5. the act of interlocking or meshing; "an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check"
       Synonyms: meshing interlock interlocking


  1. keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
       Synonyms: engage lock operate
       Antonyms: disengage withdraw
  2. coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively
       Synonyms: interlock
  3. work together in harmony
  4. entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
       Synonyms: enmesh ensnarl

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