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English noun: meshing

1. meshing (event) contact by fitting together

SamplesThe engagement of the clutch.
The meshing of gears.

Synonymsengagement, interlocking, mesh

Broader (hypernym)contact, impinging, striking

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

Synonymsmesh, 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

3. meshing (act) the act of interlocking or meshing

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

Synonymsinterlock, interlocking, mesh

Broader (hypernym)catch, grab, snap, snatch

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