wire netting

noun

Definition of wire netting

: a wire cloth coarser than wire gauze

Examples of wire netting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The framework of the car is made of wood, on which wire netting is tacked. Scientific American, "French Firm Sells Cars Made from Plaster," 18 June 2020 Then the modeler begins operations with palette and trowel, daubing the wire netting with the plastic material. Scientific American, "French Firm Sells Cars Made from Plaster," 18 June 2020 Next to what was the house is an orchard enclosed in wire netting to protect the harvest from fruit-loving creatures. National Geographic, "60 hours on burning Kangaroo Island," 17 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of wire netting

1769, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wire netting was in 1769

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“Wire netting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wire%20netting. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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