- (n.) The opening or space inclosed by the threads of a net between knot and knot, or the threads inclosing such a space; network; a net.
- (n.) The engagement of the teeth of wheels, or of a wheel and rack.
- (v. t.) To catch in a mesh.
- (v. i.) To engage with each other, as the teeth of wheels.
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Definitions of: HEMS
- Utter `hem' or `ahem'
- Fold over and sew together to provide with a hem; "hem my skirt"
- The edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down; "the hem of her dress was stained"; "let down the hem"; "he stitched weights into the curtain's hem"; "it seeped along the hem of his jacket"
- The utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.