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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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