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Dictionary definition for: Net

1. (n) a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange

2. (v) make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"

3. (a) remaining after all deductions; "net profit"

4. (n) a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

5. (v) yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"

6. (s) conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer" "a last resort" "the net result"

7. (n) the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)

8. (v) construct or form a web, as if by weaving

9. (n) a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)

10. (v) catch with a net; "net a fish"

11. (n) game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton

12. (n) an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals

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