Meaning of meshwork in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmɛʃwəːk/


  • An interlaced structure; a network.

    ‘a meshwork of interwoven bars’
    • ‘naked pipes in a complex meshwork on the ceiling’
    • ‘These fibres form a meshwork around fat cells.’
    • ‘Currently, there is a meshwork of state laws that address this issue.’
    • ‘'Your crown,' she said, reaching to touch the delicate silver meshwork wonderingly.’
    • ‘The camera makes a point of showing the elevator, the metallic meshwork of which bears a vague resemblance to the Eiffel Tower's structural composition, ascending to the third floor.’
    • ‘Aerogels are made by taking a wet gel - a meshwork of molecules in liquid, such as water - and removing the water to leave a spongy structure.’
    • ‘The plant cell membrane is enclosed within this meshwork of cellulose.’
    • ‘These actin filaments are often used to form cables or meshwork to counteract stresses.’
    • ‘Many components of this interwoven meshwork of structural proteins and polysaccharides have been catalogued and characterized.’
    • ‘The meshwork of the outer shell appears to be a spongy layer and finely interwoven.’
    • ‘Europe was last united in neolithic times, before the inseparable meshwork of land, people, community and trade separated into hierarchy, nations and cities.’
    web, criss-cross, grid, lattice, net, matrix, mesh, webbing, tracery, trellis