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Adjective
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nets, plural;
  1. (of an amount, value, or price) Remaining after a deduction, such as tax or a discount, has been made
    • - net earnings per share rose
    • - the net worth of the business
  2. (of a price) To be paid in full; not reducible

  3. (of a weight) Excluding that of the packaging or container

  4. (of a score in golf) Adjusted to take account of a player's handicap

  5. (of an effect or result) Final or overall
    • - the net result is the same
Verb
  1. Acquire or obtain (a sum of money) as clear profit
    • - they sold their 20% stake, netting a huge profit in the process
  2. Return (profit or income) for (someone)
    • - the land netted its owner a turnover of $800,000
  3. Exclude a nonnet amount, such as tax, when making a calculation, in order to reduce the amount left to a net sum
    • - the scrap or salvage value should be netted off against the original purchase price
  4. Get; obtain
    • - the Bills netted 5,276 yards of offense
Noun
  1. A length of open-meshed material made of twine, cord, rope, or something similar, used typically for catching fish or other animals

  2. A piece of such material supported by a frame at the end of a handle, used typically for catching fish or other aquatic animals or insects

  3. A length of such material supported on a frame and forming part of the goal in various games such as soccer and hockey
    • - he turned Wilson's cross into the net
  4. A length of such material supported on a cord between two posts to divide the playing area in various games such as tennis, badminton, and volleyball

  5. A safety net
    • - he felt like a tightrope-walker without a net
  6. A hairnet

  7. A fine fabric with a very open weave
    • - net curtains
  8. A system or procedure for catching or entrapping someone; a trap
    • - the search was delayed, allowing the murderers to escape the net
  9. A system or procedure for selecting or recruiting someone
    • - he spread his net far and wide in his search for success
  10. A network, in particular

  11. A communications or broadcasting network
    • - the radio net was brought to life with a mayday
  12. A network of interconnected computers
    • - a computer news net
  13. The Internet


  1. make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
  2. internet: a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
  3. remaining after all deductions; "net profit"
  4. a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
  5. final: conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
  6. net income: the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
  7. The domain name net is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) used in the Domain Name System of the Internet. ...
  8. In Irish mythology Neit (Néit, Nét, Neith) was a god of war. He was the husband of Nemain, and sometimes of Badb. Also grandfather of Balor, he was killed at the legendary Second Battle of Moytura. The name probably derives from the proto-Celtic *nei-t- meaning fighting or passion. ...
  9. Internet-related prefixes include ', ', ', ', ', and ', that are prefixed to a wide range of existing words to form new, Internet-related flavors of existing concepts. Additionally the adjective '''' is often used in a similar manner.
  10. The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), a non-profit trade association, was created in 1982 as the Association of Better Computer Dealers, Inc. (ABCD) by representatives of five microcomputer dealerships. ...
  11. The Net mansion is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations. It is one of the western mansions of the White Tiger.
  12. NET (BM&F Bovespa: , / / BMAD) is the largest cable television operator in Latin America. The company's Net service (cable TV) had around 23.5 million subscribers as of June 2009. Net also operates the broadband internet service Net Vírtua, with 12. ...
  13. A mesh of string, cord or rope; A device made from such mesh, generally used for catching fish; A device made from such mesh, generally used for trapping something; Anything that has the appearance of such a device; A trap; Of a polyhedron, any set of polygons joined edge to edge that, when ...
  14. (Nets) Generally applied to any area where cricket is practised. These areas are  normally surrounded by netting, therefore leading to the term nets.
  15. (NETS) a system to convert information originally in Japanese into English for resale or inclusion in Nikkei English-language products
  16. (Nets) A bobbinet on a frame used to cut lighting intensity by either a half stop or full stop. (Grip/Lighting)
  17. (Nets) One of the forms of patterned ground characteristic of earth subject to intensive frost action.
  18. (Nets) The one chance of the year for members of the side to get into ‘nick’ on the distinctly alien track at Sophia Gardens. ...
  19. (Nets) To dream of ensnaring anything with a net, denotes that you will be unscrupulous in your dealings and deportment with others. To dream of an old or torn net, denotes that your property has mortgages, or attachments, which will cause you trouble.
  20. Nets serve multiple purposes for fishing, landing fish, bait nets and as floating live wells.
  21. The top-level domain originally intended for internet or computer related domains, but any person can register a domain with a .net extension.
  22. Your total score minus your handicap
  23. An open fabric, which is created by connecting the intersections in a woven, knitted, or crocheted construction to form a mesh-like appearance that won't ravel. End-uses include veils, curtains, and fish nets.
  24. the amount after deductions (such as tax or fees) are made.
  25. A collection of terminals all of which are, or must be, connected electrically. Also known as signal.