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mesh

 (mĕsh)
n.
1.
a. Any of the open spaces in a net or network; an interstice.
b. often meshes The cords, threads, or wires surrounding these spaces.
2. An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network: a screen made of wire mesh.
3. often meshes Something that snares or entraps: "Arabia had become entangled in the meshes of ... politics" (W. Montgomery Watt).
4.
a. The engagement of gear teeth.
b. The state of being so engaged: gear teeth in mesh.
v. meshed, mesh·ing, mesh·es
v.tr.
1. To catch in or as if in a net; ensnare.
2. To cause (gear teeth) to become engaged.
3. To cause to work closely together; coordinate.
v.intr.
1. To become entangled.
2. To become engaged or interlocked: gears that are not meshing properly.
3.
a. To fit together effectively; be coordinated.
b. To accord with another or each other; harmonize.

[Middle English, probably from Middle Dutch maesche; akin to Old English max, net, and German Masche, mesh, loop, both from Germanic *maskwōn; akin to Lithuanian megzti, to knit, knot.]

mesh′y adj.
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