- IPA: /mɛʃ/
mesh (plural meshes)
- A structure made of connected strands of metal, fiber, or other flexible/ductile material, with evenly spaced openings between them.
- c. 1596–1598, William Shakespeare, “The Merchant of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act III, scene ii]:
- a golden mesh to entrap the hearts of men
- The opening or space enclosed by the threads of a net between knot and knot, or the threads enclosing such a space.
- The engagement of the teeth of wheels, or of a wheel and rack.
- 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.
- (computer graphics) A polygon mesh.
- French: maillage
- German: Netz, Gitter
- Italian: maglia, rete
- Portuguese: malha
- Russian: се́тка
- Spanish: malla, rejilla
mesh (meshes, present participle meshing; past and past participle meshed)
- (ambitransitive) To connect together by interlocking, as gears do.
- (intransitive, figurative, by extension) To fit in; to come together harmoniously.
- The music meshed well with the visuals in that film.
- (transitive) To catch in a mesh.
- French: concorder
- Russian: сочетаться