chicken wire

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chicken wire

n.
A light-gauge galvanized wire fencing usually made with hexagonal mesh.

chicken wire

n
(Building) wire netting with a hexagonal mesh

chick′en wire`


n.
a light wire netting having a large hexagonal mesh, used esp. as fencing.
[1915–20, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chicken wire - a galvanized wire network with a hexagonal meshchicken wire - a galvanized wire network with a hexagonal mesh; used to build fences
meshwork, meshing, network, mesh, net - an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
Translations

chicken wire

nrete f metallica (a maglie esagonali)
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There is something defensive about the array of weapons and barriers in "The Bight": the "fence of chickenwire," the sponge boats "bristling with gaffs and hooks," the "black and white man-of-war birds" with tails like "scissors," and the sharks' tails "glinting like little plowshares" all assert clear, even hazardous boundaries that keep the speaker at a distance from the bight she describes.
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