in·​ter·​mesh | \ ˌin-tər-ˈmesh How to pronounce intermesh (audio) \
intermeshed; intermeshing; intermeshes

Definition of intermesh

transitive verb

: to mesh together : interlock

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The helo has twin counter-rotating, intermeshing main rotors instead of a tail rotor drive system. Allison Barrie, Fox News, "A military helicopter drone that can fight wildfires," 9 Aug. 2018 Medieval property speculators saw their business activities and their philanthropic activities as intermeshed. Ilana E. Strauss, The Atlantic, "The Ben & Jerry’s of Medieval Times," 8 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of intermesh

circa 1903, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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