1. [ noun ] contact by fitting together
Synonyms: mesh interlocking engagement

"the engagement of the clutch" "the meshing of gears"

Related terms: contact engage engage
2. [ noun ] (clothing) an interconnected or intersecting configuration or system of components
Synonyms: net network meshwork reticulation mesh

"there was a hole in the network where some of the strands were broken" "he used a copper frame with copper meshing"

Related terms: system reseau computer_network grid hairnet chicken_wire reseau gauze reticle save-all snood spark_arrester early_warning_system safety_net tulle wirework backbone enmesh
3. [ noun ] the act of interlocking or meshing
Synonyms: interlock interlocking mesh

"an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check"

Related terms: catch engage interlock
Similar spelling:   Messing