mesh

[ mesh ]
/ mɛʃ /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)


Nearby words

  1. mesenteriplication,
  2. mesenteritis,
  3. mesenterium,
  4. mesenteron,
  5. mesentery,
  6. mesh connection,
  7. mesh knot,
  8. mesha stele,
  9. meshach,
  10. meshed

Origin of mesh

1375–1425; late Middle English mesch, apparently continuing Old English masc, max; akin to Old High German māsca, Middle Dutch maesche

Related formsin·ter·mesh, verb (used without object)mis·mesh, verbun·mesh, verb (used with object)

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British Dictionary definitions for intermesh

mesh

/ (mɛʃ) /

noun

verb

Derived Formsmeshy, adjective

Word Origin for mesh

C16: probably from Dutch maesche; related to Old English masc, Old High German masca

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Word Origin and History for intermesh
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