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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:

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