Pronunciation: nĕt
n.1.A fabric of twine, thread, or the like, wrought or woven into meshes, and used for catching fish, birds, butterflies, etc.
2.Anything designed or fitted to entrap or catch; a snare; any device for catching and holding.
In the church's net there are fishes good or bad.
- Jer. Taylor.
3.Anything wrought or woven in meshes; as, a net for the hair; a mosquito net; a tennis net.
4.(Geom.) A figure made up of a large number of straight lines or curves, which are connected at certain points and related to each other by some specified law.
5.A network.
6.The internet; - usually the net; as, I found it on the net.
v. t.1.To make into a net; to make in the style of network; as, to net silk.
[imp. & p. p. Netted ; p. pr. & vb. n. Netting.]
2.To take in a net; to capture by stratagem or wile.
And now I am here, netted and in the toils.
- Sir W. Scott.
3.To inclose or cover with a net; as, to net a tree.
v. i.1.To form network or netting; to knit.
a.1.Without spot; pure; shining.
Her breast all naked as net ivory.
- Spenser.
2.Free from extraneous substances; pure; unadulterated; neat; as, net wine, etc.
3.Not including superfluous, incidental, or foreign matter, as boxes, coverings, wraps, etc.; free from charges, deductions, etc; as, net profit; net income; net weight, etc.
Net tonnage
(Naut.) the tonnage of a vessel after a deduction from the gross tonnage has been made, to allow space for crew, machinery, etc.
v. t.1.To produce or gain as clear profit; as, he netted a thousand dollars by the operation.
[imp. & p. p. Netted; p. pr. & vb. n. Netting.]
Noun1.NetNet - a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
Synonyms: cyberspace, Internet
2.net - a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
3.Netnet - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
4.net - a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)
5.net - game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton
6.net - an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
Verb1.net - make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
Synonyms: sack up, sack, clear
2.net - yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
Synonyms: clear
3.net - construct or form a web, as if by weaving
Synonyms: web
4.net - catch with a net; "net a fish"
Synonyms: nett
Adj.1.net - remaining after all deductions; "net profit"
Synonyms: nett
gross - before any deductions; "gross income"
2.net - conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
Synonyms: final, last
1.(networking)net - network.
2.(networking)net - network, the.
3.(architecture)net - neural network.
4.(networking)net - The top-level domain originally for networks, although it sees heavy use for vanity domains of all types.
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