mesh Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"mesh" in British English

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meshnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /meʃ/
(a ​piece of) ​material like a ​net with ​spaces in it, made from ​wire, ​plastic, or ​thread: a ​sieve with a ​fine/​large mesh a ​wire mesh ​fence

meshverb [I]

uk   us   /meʃ/

mesh verb [I] (SUIT)

When different things or ​people mesh, they ​suit each other or ​work well together: The ​members of the ​team just didn't mesh. I need a ​job that meshes with my ​familylife, as I have two little ​kids.

mesh verb [I] (JOIN)

specialized engineering to ​join together in the ​correctposition: The car's ​gears aren't meshing ​correctly.
(Definition of mesh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mesh" in American English

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meshnoun [U]

 us   /meʃ/

mesh noun [U] (NET)

a ​materiallooselywoven of ​wire, ​plastic, or ​thread so that it has ​spaces in it like a ​net: Pour the ​liquid through a ​strainer of ​fine mesh.

meshverb [I/T]

 us   /meʃ/

mesh verb [I/T] (JOIN)

(of two or more things) to ​fit together or be ​suitable for each other: [I] The ​teeth of the ​smaller and ​largergears mesh with each other. [I] Their ​ideas on how to ​run the ​company never really meshed.
(Definition of mesh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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