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wire netting

noun
1.
netting made of interwoven wire, coarser than wire gauze.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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Examples from the web for wire netting
  • To protect all the pockets and zippers, consider a wire netting that fits over the entire bag.
  • Wires insulation on machinery and staples wire netting over insulation.
  • wire netting backstops were added at each of the tennis courts on the west side of the school building.
  • At the trial, he told the court he thought the seat he was buying was protected by wire netting.
  • Activity pattern of lactating mink and the effect of water trays or wire netting cylinder in mink cages.
British Dictionary definitions for wire netting

wire netting

noun
1.
a net made of wire, often galvanized, that is used for fencing, as a light reinforcement, etc
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