Pronunciation Noun

mesh (plural meshes)

  1. 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
  2. The opening or space enclosed by the threads of a net between knot and knot, or the threads enclosing such a space.
  3. The engagement of the teeth of wheels, or of a wheel and rack.
  4. 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.
  5. (computer graphics) A polygon mesh.
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations Verb

mesh (meshes, present participle meshing; past and past participle meshed)

  1. (ambitransitive) To connect together by interlocking, as gears do.
  2. (intransitive, figurative, by extension) To fit in; to come together harmoniously.
    The music meshed well with the visuals in that film.
  3. (transitive) To catch in a mesh.
  • French: concorder
  • Russian: сочетаться

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