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mesh

Engineering the engagement of teeth on interacting gearwheels
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Mesh

 

a unit of measure that characterizes woven wire screens; it indicates the number of holes per linear inch (25.4 mm). The classification of a screen according to the mesh does not indicate the true size of the holes. Mesh is not based on the metric system and is virtually not used in the USSR.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

mesh

[mesh]
(computer science)
(design engineering)
A size of screen or of particles passed by it in terms of the number of openings occurring per linear inch in each direction. Also known as mesh size.
(electricity)
A set of branches forming a closed path in a network so that if any one branch is omitted from the set, the remaining branches of the set do not form a closed path. Also known as loop.
(mathematics)
(mechanical engineering)
Engagement or working contact of teeth of gears or of a gear and a rack.
(mining engineering)
A closed path traversed through the network in ventilation surveys.
The size of diamonds as determined by sieves.
(textiles)
Any fabric, knitted or woven, with an open, fine or coarse texture.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mesh

1. The number of openings per inch in wire cloth; a 100-mesh screen has 100 openings per inch in each direction.
2. A network of metal wires or the like.
3. Expanded metal, light-woven steel, or welded steel used as reinforcement in concrete.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mesh

(character)
The INTERCAL name for hash.
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mesh

An architecture that connects devices using multiple pathways. See mesh network, wireless mesh network, Live Mesh and switch fabric.
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The experiment, conducted by researchers from the University of Maryland in the United States and the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease in Bangladesh, compared the presence of cholera in households that filtered their water with old saris to households that used a nylon mesh filter and to those that had no filter at all.
The new design replaces conventional exhaust grommets with nylon mesh. A 4" x 4" exhaust tunnel channels the air to the mesh for near instantaneous exit.
They parade slowly through a series of "pods" made of nylon mesh stretched over bent metal pipes, which house the photos, stopping every few steps to do ten-second, frozen poses.
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