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A crosshatch symbol (#), as used for the number sign or the hashtag in social media. A: "Why did you put a little mesh in front of the words in your comment on Facebook?" B: "That's the hashtag, Grandpa—it groups other posts together that tag the same word or phrase." Do me a favor and put a mesh in front of each of the numbers on the list. I just think it looks nicer.
To fit, blend, or join together easily or acceptably. Your testimony and the story you gave police on the night of the incident don't mesh together, Mrs. Jenkins. I just didn't mesh with together very well, you know? Our interests were too different, so we didn't have much in common to talk about. The incredibly art style and haunting story mesh together to create one of the most stunning cinematic experiences of the last 10 years.
mesh with (someone or something)
To fit easily, believably, or acceptably with something else. Your testimony doesn't mesh with what you told police officers on the night of the incident. I'm afraid your ideas for the company's future just don't mesh with our long-term goals. I just didn't mesh with her, you know? Our interests were too different, so we didn't have much in common.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
to fit together. Their interests and personalities mesh together perfectly. Their ideas don't mesh together too well.
mesh with something
to fit with something. Your idea just doesn't mesh with my plans. Currently, your proposed project doesn't mesh at all well with our long-range planning.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
n. a crosshatch or octothorpe, #. (see also pigpen.) What does the mesh stand for in this equation?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.