Mesh (?), n. [AS. masc, max, mscre; akin to D. maas, masche, OHG. masca, Icel. moskvi; cf. Lith. mazgas a knot, megsti to weave nets, to knot.]


The opening or space inclosed by the threads of a net between knot and knot, or the threads inclosing such a space; network; a net.

A golden mesh to entrap the hearts of men. Shak.

2. Gearing

The engagement of the teeth of wheels, or of a wheel and rack.

Mesh stick, a stick on which the mesh is formed in netting.


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Mesh, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Meshed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Meshing.]

To catch in a mesh.



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Mesh, v. i. Gearing

To engage with each other, as the teeth of wheels.


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