- the threads that bind such spaces.
- the means of catching or holding fast: to be caught in the meshes of the law.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- mesh connection,
- mesh knot,
- mesha stele,
Origin of mesh
Examples from the Web for mesh
Tomlinson tackles all of these, and more, and tries to make them all mesh in his tale.
But unfortunately, along that way, we had some mesh tank tops and we had some baggy denim Sean John jumpsuits— JACOB: Sean John!Not a Liquid Dream: O-Town's Back, Baby. But Where’s Ashley?|Melissa Leon|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Apologies, of course, if you have done cocaine at a Williamsburg rave while wearing a mesh tanktop recently.HBO’s ‘Looking,’ Gays, and Sex: Are We All Expecting Too Much?|Kevin Fallon|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They cling to the walls, hang off the ceiling, bounce persistently against the mesh opening, trying to get at us.Mosquitoes Love Some People More and Science Wants to Know Why|Josh Dzieza|August 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“To the left of the pedestrian gate, which is wooden, is a mesh gate, and that had been cut,” testified Bloom.‘The Bling Ring’ Case Revealed: The Stars’ Grand-Jury Testimony|Marlow Stern|June 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the 1st round, every stitch has the silk passed twice round the mesh.The Ladies' Knitting and Netting Book|Miss Watts
In the fourth row you use the mesh No. 14 and leaving all the increased stitches without netting them, net the long loops plain.
Here the samplers, Government employees, ran their little hollow tubes through the mesh of the sacks that contained sugar.Uncle Sam Detective|William Atherton Du Puy
Net the first row plain, having the silk round the mesh twice.
If these cause trouble the clay must be made into slip first and lawned through 120 mesh.The Potter's Craft|Charles F. Binns
Word Origin for mesh
late 14c., mesche, "open space in a net," probably from late Old English max "net," earlier mæscre, from Proto-Germanic *mask- (cf. Old Norse möskvi, Danish maske, Swedish maska, Old Saxon masca, Middle Dutch maessce, Dutch maas "mesh," Old High German masca, German Masche "mesh"), from PIE root *mezg- "to knit, plait, twist" (cf. Lithuanian mezgu "to knit," mazgas "knot").
1530s, originally in the figurative sense of "entangle, involve," from mesh (n.). Literal sense "to become enmeshed" is from 1580s. Meaning "to fit in, combine" is from 1944. Related: Meshed; meshing.