|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|