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mesh




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mesh
     1. n. A structure made of connected strands of metal, fiber, or other flexible/ductile material, with evenly spaced openings between them.
     2. n. The opening or space enclosed by the threads of a net between knot and knot, or the threads enclosing such a space.
     3. n. The engagement of the teeth of wheels, or of a wheel and rack.
     4. n. 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 +40
     5. n. (computer graphics) A polygon mesh.
     6. v. To connect together by interlocking, as gears do.
     7. v. (intransitive, figurative, by extension) To fit in; to come together harmoniously.
           The music meshed well with the visuals in that film.
     8. v. To catch in a mesh.

Example Sentences

A new pencil is sitting on top of the wire mesh


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