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English noun: mesh

1. mesh (quantity) the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles


SamplesA 100 mesh screen.
100 mesh powdered cellulose.


Broader (hypernym)linear measure, linear unit


Part meronymin, inch

2. mesh (event) contact by fitting together


SamplesThe engagement of the clutch.
The meshing of gears.


Synonymsengagement, interlocking, meshing


Broader (hypernym)contact, impinging, striking

3. mesh (cognition) the topology of a network whose components are all connected directly to every other component


Synonymsmesh topology


Broader (hypernym)network topology, topology

4. mesh (artifact) an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals


Synonymsmeshing, meshwork, net, network


Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile


Narrower (hyponym)chicken wire, gauze, grillwork, hairnet, netting, reseau, safety net, save-all, snood, spark arrester, sparker, tulle, veiling, wirework


Part holonymbackbone

5. mesh (act) the act of interlocking or meshing


SamplesAn interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check.


Synonymsinterlock, interlocking, meshing


Broader (hypernym)catch, grab, snap, snatch


English verb: mesh

1. mesh (contact) keep engaged


SamplesEngaged the gears.


Synonymsengage, lock, operate


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)flip, ride, switch, throw


Antonymsdisengage, withdraw

2. mesh (change) coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively


Synonymsinterlock


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)coordinate, organise, organize

3. mesh (social) work together in harmony


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)relate

4. mesh (contact) entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh


Synonymsenmesh, ensnarl


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)entangle, mat, snarl, tangle









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