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A coarse mesh made of wire, fiberglass, or other heavy fibers and used to bridge and reinforce a joint or used as a base for painting or plastering.
A loose plain-woven fabric, generally cotton, with fine to coarse meshes; used in various finishes in clothing, curtains, and industry.
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1. A coarse mesh-like material such as heavy cloth, fiberglass, or wire mesh, used to bridge and reinforce a joint or as a base for plastering or painting.
2. A light open-weave fabric, sometimes painted or dyed, used as a drop curtain or part of a drop curtain; transparent, but less so than theatrical gauze.
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