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mesh

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Material & textiles
meshmesh1 /meʃ/ noun  1 TIM[countable, uncountable] material made from threads or wires that have been woven together like a net, or a piece of this material The windows were covered in wire mesh to keep out flies. a mesh fence2 [countable usually singular] literary a complicated or difficult situation or systemmesh of She had felt trapped by the old mesh of loyalty and shame.
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meshThrough this dense mesh, proposals for change must pass.an iron mesh fenceThe smaller the mesh the more expensive the net, so there is no point in using a smaller mesh than necessary.She ran right up against the screen where McMurphy was and hooked her fingers through the mesh and pulled herself against it.Wire mesh covered the stained and permanently soiled windows.mesh ofIn the 1880s the city was a mesh of Italian, Portuguese, Mexican and German immigrants.
Related topics: Technology
meshmesh2 verb [intransitive]  1 SUITABLEif two ideas or things mesh, they fit together very wellmesh with His own ideas did not mesh with the views of the party.2 TJOIN something TOGETHERif two parts of an engine or machine mesh, they fit closely together and connect with each other
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meshHopefully, at some point, it all meshes.The Normans, that summer, began to mesh into the fabric of the new, alert life of the country.Fortunately, they meshed nicely with the neo-mercantilist enthusiasms of the Labour government.This charge meshes nicely with the slight positive charge on one side of water molecules.The problems which are likely to be encountered in attempting to mesh such divergent data are both technical and philosophical.Nor is it yet clear how the poems will mesh with the paintings in Venice.That does not mesh with the reports from the region at the moment.The proposed abortion plank does not mesh with the thinking of party leaders.mesh withMeshing Celtic folk with punk, the Pogues' music is sweet, strong and exciting.
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Verb table
mesh
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymesh
he, she, itmeshes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymeshed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave meshed
he, she, ithas meshed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad meshed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mesh
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have meshed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam meshing
he, she, itis meshing
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you, we, theyare meshing
Past
I, he, she, itwas meshing
you, we, theywere meshing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been meshing
he, she, ithas been meshing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been meshing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be meshing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been meshing
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