Chicken wire

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A metal cloth made out of lightweight galvanized wire woven in a hexagonal pattern. It is used in construction and fencing.

Synonyms and Related Terms

wire cloth; rede de galinheiro (Port.);

Resources and Citations

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998