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What is "Mesh" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric, knit or woven, with an open texture, fine or coarse.
A mesh is similar to fabric or a web in that it has many connected or weaved pieces. In clothing, a mesh is often defined as fabric that has a large number of closely-spaced holes, such as is common practice for modern sports jerseys.
A general term for fabric with open spaces between the yarns. It may be knit, woven or knotted (net) in construction.
A type of fabric characterized by its net-like open appearance, and the spaces between the yarns. Mesh is available in a variety of constructions including wovens, knits, laces, or crocheted fabrics.
A sheet of fabric-like woven fine wire, similar to the kind used for screen doors.
Similar to a pique knit, but with a more open texture for increased breathability. Larger knit than Cool Weave.
Mesh fabric is available in a variety of constructions and is characterized by its net-like open appearance, and the spaces between the yarns.
A woven knit, or knotted material of open texture with evenly spaced holes.
An open-weave knitted or woven fabric that produces a net or sheer-like effect.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A method of printing resulting in short fibers, rather than color, being applied in a design to the surface of the fabric. The fabric may be printed with an adhesive and the fiber dusted onto it, or...
Fabric that has been processed by dyeing, printing, applying of special resins and finishes, and is ready for market. Finishing: The process of dyeing, printing, etc.. of greige goods....
A type of fiber variant that takes deep and brilliant colors. When mixed or blended with conventional fibers various multi-color and cross-dye effects are possible in a fabric from one dye bath or...
The way the fabric feels when it is touched. Terms like softness, crispness, dryness, silkiness are all terms that describe the hand of the fabric. A good hand refers to shape retention without...
A narrow fabric made by crossing a number of sturdy yarns diagonally, so each strand passes alternatively over or under one or more of the other stands. Typically used in shoe laces and suspenders....

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