wire netting
noun Date: 1801 a wire cloth coarser than wire gauze

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Wire netting — Wire Wire (w[imac]r), n. [OE. wir, AS. wir; akin to Icel. v[=i]rr, Dan. vire, LG. wir, wire; cf. OHG. wiara fine gold; perhaps akin to E. withy. [root]141.] [1913 Webster] 1. A thread or slender rod of metal; a metallic substance formed to an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wire netting — n. netting of woven wire, used in various sizes for fences, fire screens, etc …   English World dictionary

  • wire netting — BrE .wire mesh AmE n [U] wires that have been woven together to form a net, used especially for fences …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wire netting — noun : a texture of woven wire coarser than wire gauze * * * netting made of interwoven wire, coarser than wire gauze. [1850 55] * * * wire netting noun A texture of galvanized wire woven in the form of a net • • • Main Entry: ↑wire * * * wire… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wire netting — wire′ net′ting n. bui netting made of interwoven wire, coarser than wire gauze • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • wire netting — netting made of interwoven wire, coarser than wire gauze. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • wire netting — looped wire fence, barbed wire fence, barbed wire …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wire netting — noun a hexagonal network of interwoven wire used in fencing; chicken wire …   Wiktionary

  • wire netting — /waɪə ˈnɛtɪŋ/ (say wuyuh neting) noun a texture or area of wire woven in the form of a net …   Australian English dictionary

  • wire netting — noun (U) wires that have been woven together to form a net, used especially for fences …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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