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1. meshwork

noun. an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals.

Synonyms

  • net
  • netting
  • veiling
  • sparker
  • backbone
  • reseau
  • cloth
  • network
  • chicken wire
  • snood
  • safety net
  • meshing
  • gauze
  • textile
  • tulle
  • wirework
  • save-all
  • spark arrester
  • mesh
  • grillwork
  • fabric
  • hairnet

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied

Etymology

  • mesh (English)
  • mesche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • work (English)
  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word meshwork


1. Noun, singular or mass
Corticosteroid eye drops can worsen open-angle glaucoma by damaging the already abnormal trabecular meshwork in the eye, according to Jonathan Pederson, M.D., University of Minnesota.

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