# finesse.utilities.misc¶

Miscellaneous utility functions for any part of Finesse.

## Functions¶

 construct_grids(\*\*kwargs) Constructs N-dimensional meshgrids from the arguments provided. valid_name(name) Validate the specified name. check_name(name) Checks the validity of a component or node name. pairwise(iterable) Iterates through each pair in a iterable. find(x, value) Finds value in the list x and returns its index, returning None if value is not in the list. find_nearest(x, value[, index]) ngettext(n, fsingle, fplural) Get the singular or plural form of the specified messages based on n.