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net 1

 (nĕt)
n.
1. An openwork fabric made of threads or cords that are woven or knotted together at regular intervals.
2. Something made of openwork fabric, especially:
a. A device for capturing birds, fish, or insects.
b. A barrier against flying insects.
c. A mesh for holding the hair in place.
d. Something that entraps; a snare.
e. A fine mesh fabric used as curtain or dress material or as the foundation for various laces.
3. Sports
a. A barrier of meshwork cord or rope strung between two posts to divide a court in half, as in tennis and badminton.
b. A ball that is hit into this meshwork barrier.
c. The goal in soccer, hockey, and lacrosse.
d. The cord meshwork attached to the hoop of a basket in basketball.
4. A meshed network of lines, figures, or fibers.
5. Computers A complex, interconnected group or system, as:
a. Net The Internet.
b. See network.
6. A radio, television, or telephone network.
tr.v. net·ted, net·ting, nets
1. To catch or ensnare in a net: net fish.
2. To acquire or obtain: an investment that netted a hefty profit; a personal ad that netted a dozen responses.
3. To cover, protect, or surround with a net or network: "The heart [is] netted with a maze of curving blood vessels that send blood through it in swirling patterns" (Jennifer Ackerman).
4. Sports
a. To hit (the ball) into the net, as in volleyball.
b. To shoot (the ball or puck) into the goal, as in soccer or hockey.
c. To score (a goal).

[Middle English, from Old English; see ned- in Indo-European roots. N., sense 5a, short for Internet.]

net′ter n.

net 2

 (nĕt)
adj.
1. Business
a. Remaining after all deductions have been made, as for expenses: net profit.
b. Remaining after tare is deducted: net weight.
2. Ultimate; final: the net result.
n.
1. Business A net amount, as of profit or weight.
2. The main point; the essence: the net of our discussion.
tr.v. net·ted, net·ting, nets
1. To bring in or yield as profit.
2. To clear as profit.

[Middle English, elegant, remaining after deductions, from Old French, elegant, and from Old Italian netto, remaining after deductions, both from Latin nitidus, clean, elegant; see neat1.]

net

(nɛt)
n
1. an openwork fabric of string, rope, wire, etc; mesh.
2. a device made of net, used to protect or enclose things or to trap animals
3. (Textiles)
a. a thin light mesh fabric of cotton, nylon, or other fibre, used for curtains, dresses, etc
b. (as modifier): net curtains.
4. a plan, strategy, etc, intended to trap or ensnare: the murderer slipped through the police net.
5. (General Sporting Terms) sport
a. a strip of net that divides the playing area into two equal parts
b. a shot that hits the net, whether or not it goes over
6. (General Sporting Terms) the goal in soccer, hockey, etc
7. (Cricket) (often plural) cricket
a. a pitch surrounded by netting, used for practice
b. a practice session in a net
8. (Communications & Information) informal short for internet
9. another word for network2
vb, nets, netting or netted
10. (tr) to catch with or as if with a net; ensnare
11. (tr) to shelter or surround with a net
12. (General Sporting Terms) (intr) sport to score a goal: Rangers netted three times in seven minutes.
13. to make a net out of (rope, string, etc)
14. (Tennis) (intr) to hit a shot into the net
[Old English net; related to Gothic nati, Dutch net]

net

(nɛt) or

nett

adj
1. (Accounting & Book-keeping) remaining after all deductions, as for taxes, expenses, losses, etc: net profit. Compare gross2
2. (Units) (of weight) after deducting tare
3. ultimate; final; conclusive (esp in the phrase net result)
n
net income, profits, weight, etc
vb, nets, netting or netted
(Accounting & Book-keeping) (tr) to yield or earn as clear profit
[C14: clean, neat, from French net neat1; related to Dutch net, German nett]

net

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) a company or organization

net1

(nɛt)

n., v. net•ted, net•ting. n.
1. a fabric consisting of a uniform open mesh made by weaving, twisting, knotting, crocheting, etc.
2. a bag or other contrivance of such fabric, for catching fish or other animals: a butterfly net.
3. a piece of meshed fabric designed for a specific purpose, as to divide a court in racket games or to protect against insects.
4. anything serving to catch or ensnare.
6. (in racket games) a ball that hits the net.
7. the goal in hockey or lacrosse.
8. any network of filaments, lines, veins, or the like.
9. a computer or telecommunications network.
10. the Net, the Internet.
11. a broadcasting network.
v.t.
12. to cover, screen, or enclose with a net or netting.
13. to take with a net: to net fish.
14. to set or use nets in (a river, stream, etc.).
15. to catch or ensnare: to net a criminal.
16. (in racket games) to hit (the ball) into the net.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English net(t) (n.); c. Old Frisian, Dutch, Old Norse net, Old Saxon net(ti), Old High German nezzi (German Netz), Gothic nati]
net′ta•ble, adj.
net′like`, adj.

net2

(nɛt)

adj., n., v. net•ted, net•ting. adj.
1. remaining after deductions, as for expenses (opposed to gross): net earnings.
2. sold at a stated price with all parts and charges included and with all deductions having been made.
3. final; totally conclusive: the net result.
4. (of weight) after deduction of tare, tret, or both.
n.
5. net income, profit, etc. (opposed to gross).
v.t.
6. to gain or produce as clear profit.
[1400–50; < Middle French net (masculine), nette (feminine), literally, clean, pure]

NET

National Educational Television.

net

  • dream catcher - A decorative Native American object in the form of a hoop and net with attachments such as feathers.
  • net - As in "without deductions," it came from French net, "neat," and then evolved to mean" free from any (further) deduction."
  • reticule - An older term for a small handbag, it alludes to the fact that they were originally made of netted fabric—Latin rete, "net," became reticulum, "netted bag."
  • retina - From Latin rete, "net," as there is a net of nerves making up this layer of the eyeball.

net


Past participle: netted
Gerund: netting

Imperative
net
net
Present
I net
you net
he/she/it nets
we net
you net
they net
Preterite
I netted
you netted
he/she/it netted
we netted
you netted
they netted
Present Continuous
I am netting
you are netting
he/she/it is netting
we are netting
you are netting
they are netting
Present Perfect
I have netted
you have netted
he/she/it has netted
we have netted
you have netted
they have netted
Past Continuous
I was netting
you were netting
he/she/it was netting
we were netting
you were netting
they were netting
Past Perfect
I had netted
you had netted
he/she/it had netted
we had netted
you had netted
they had netted
Future
I will net
you will net
he/she/it will net
we will net
you will net
they will net
Future Perfect
I will have netted
you will have netted
he/she/it will have netted
we will have netted
you will have netted
they will have netted
Future Continuous
I will be netting
you will be netting
he/she/it will be netting
we will be netting
you will be netting
they will be netting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been netting
you have been netting
he/she/it has been netting
we have been netting
you have been netting
they have been netting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been netting
you will have been netting
he/she/it will have been netting
we will have been netting
you will have been netting
they will have been netting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been netting
you had been netting
he/she/it had been netting
we had been netting
you had been netting
they had been netting
Conditional
I would net
you would net
he/she/it would net
we would net
you would net
they would net
Past Conditional
I would have netted
you would have netted
he/she/it would have netted
we would have netted
you would have netted
they would have netted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.net - a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchangenet - a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
computer network - (computer science) a network of computers
2.net - a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
brail - a small net used to draw fish into a boat
fishing net, fishnet - a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in
trap - a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
3.net - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)net - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
income - the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
earning per share - the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock
windfall profit - profit that occurs unexpectedly as a consequence of some event not controlled by those who profit from it
cleanup, killing - a very large profit
fast buck, quick buck - quick or easy earnings, "they are traders out to make a fast buck"
filthy lucre - shameful profit; "he would sell his soul for filthy lucre"
gross profit, gross profit margin, margin - (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
share, percentage, portion, part - assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash"
markup - the amount added to the cost to determine the asking price
accumulation - (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
dividend - that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly
4.net - a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)
field hockey, hockey - a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
association football, soccer - a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
cage - the net that is the goal in ice hockey
goal - game equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points
5.net - game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton
game equipment - equipment or apparatus used in playing a game
volleyball net - the high net that separates the two teams and over which the volleyball must pass
6.net - an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervalsnet - an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
backbone - the part of a network that connects other networks together; "the backbone is the part of a communication network that carries the heaviest traffic"
chicken wire - a galvanized wire network with a hexagonal mesh; used to build fences
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
netting, veiling, gauze - a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
hairnet - a small net that some women wear over their hair to keep it in place
reseau - a net or mesh foundation for lace
safety net - a large strong net to catch circus acrobats who fall or jump from a trapeze
save-all - a net hung between ship and pier while loading a ship
snood - an ornamental net in the shape of a bag that confines a woman's hair; pins or ties at the back of the head
sparker, spark arrester - a wire net to stop sparks from an open fireplace or smokestack
tulle - a fine (often starched) net used for veils or tutus or gowns
grillwork, wirework - mesh netting made of wires
Verb1.net - make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
earn, realise, pull in, bring in, realize, gain, make, take in, clear - earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
benefit, profit, gain - derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"
net, clear - yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
2.net - yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
net, sack up, sack, clear - make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
pay, bear, yield - bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
3.net - construct or form a web, as if by weavingnet - construct or form a web, as if by weaving
tissue, weave - create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; "tissue textiles"
4.net - catch with a net; "net a fish"
grab, take hold of, catch - take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
Adj.1.net - remaining after all deductions; "net profit"
gross - before any deductions; "gross income"
2.net - conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
ultimate - furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme; "the ultimate achievement"; "the ultimate question"; "man's ultimate destiny"; "the ultimate insult"; "one's ultimate goal in life"

net

1
noun
1. mesh, netting, network, web, lattice, reticulum, tracery, lacework, openwork the use of a net in greenhouses to protect crops against insects
verb
1. catch, bag, capture, trap, nab (informal), entangle, ensnare, enmesh Poachers have been netting fish to sell on the black market.
Related words
adjective retiary

net

2 nett
adjective
1. after taxes, final, clear, take-home At the year end, net assets were £18 million.
2. final, closing, ultimate, eventual, conclusive The party made a net gain of 210 seats.
verb
1. earn, make, clear, gain, realize, bring in, accumulate, reap The state government expects to net about 1.46 billion rupees.

net 1

noun
An open fabric woven of strands that are interlaced and knotted at usually regular intervals:
verb
To gain possession of, especially after a struggle or chase:
Informal: bag.
Slang: nail.

net 2

verb
To make as income or profit:
Translations
انْتَرْنِتشَبَكَةٌشَبَكَهيَصيدُ بِشَبَكَه
netxarxa
síťsíťovýchytat/lovit do sítěčistýnet
netnettovodfå i garnetgarn
reto
rednetomallacoger (con red)líquido
verkkonettinettosihtivoittaa
mrežanet
háló
netnettógróîinettóòyngdveiîa í net
正味
인터넷
plagarete
ķert tīklāneto, tīrsnoķert tīklātīklstīrs
siećInternetnettosiatkasiatka wielościanu
câştigalucra
chytať do sietenettosieťový
mrežanetointernet
nätnetto
เครือข่ายตาข่ายดักสัตว์
ağ ile tutmakİnternetnetsafi
lướiMạng

net

1 [net]
A. N
1. (for catching fish, butterflies) → red f; (for hair) → redecilla f; (= fabric) → tul m
to cast one's net widerampliar el campo de acción
to fall into the netcaer en la trampa
to slip through the netescapar de la red
2. (Tennis, Ftbl) → red f
3. (= network) → red f
the Net (= Internet) → (el or la) Internet
to surf the Netnavegar por Internet
B. VT [+ fish] → pescar (con red); [+ criminal] → atrapar
C. VI (Sport) (= score goal) → marcar
D. CPD net curtain Nvisillo m

net

2 [net]
A. ADJ
1. (Comm) [price, interest, salary] → neto
net of taxdeducidos los impuestos
at a net profit of 5%con un beneficio neto del 5%
net weightpeso m neto
2. [result, effect] → final, global
B. VT (Comm) (= earn) → ganar en limpio; (= produce) → producir en limpio
the new tax will net the government £50mel nuevo impuesto le supondrá al gobierno unos ingresos netos de 50 millones de libras
the deal netted him £50,000se embolsó 50.000 libras en el negocio
C. CPD net assets NPLactivo msing neto
net income Nrenta f neta
net loss Npérdida f neta
net payment Nimporte m neto

net

[ˈnɛt]
n
(to catch fish, animals)filet m
a fishing net → un filet de pêche
a butterfly net → un filet à papillons
to slip through the net [person in need] → échapper au dispositif; [wrongdoer] (= escape) → passer au travers des mailles du filet
(= netting) → filet m
I put a net over my strawberries → Je mets un filet sur mes fraises.
(= type of material) → tulle m
The bride wore a veil of white net → La mariée portait un voile de tulle blanc.
(FOOTBALL)filets mpl
into the net → au fond des filets
The ball slipped through his grasp and into the net → Le ballon lui échappa et finit au fond des filets.
to get the ball into the net → mettre le ballon au fond des filets
(TENNIS)filet m
to get the ball over the net → envoyer la balle au-dessus du filet
(BASKETBALL, NETBALL)filets mpl
the Net, the net (= Internet) → le Net
on the Net, on the net → sur le Net
adj
[weight] → net(te)
net weight 250g → poids net 250 g
[gain] → net(te)
They've made a net gain of 50 seats → Ils ont enregistré un gain net de 50 sièges.
(= final) [result, effect] → net(te)
The net result is a massive trade surplus → Le résultat net se solde par un énorme excédent commercial.
adv
an income of 10,000 pounds net → un revenu de 10 000 livres net
to earn £10,000 net per year → gagner 10 000 livres net par an
250g net → 250 g net
net of tax → net d'impôt
vt
[+ fish] (= catch) → prendre (= catch in a net) → pêcher au filet
The bigger boats netted whole shoals and mackerel numbers plummeted → Les plus gros bateaux prenaient des bancs entiers et les stocks de maquereaux chutaient.
(= earn) [+ money] [person] → toucher; [deal, sale] → rapporter

Net

n (inf) the Net (Comput) → das Internet

net

:
net assets
plNettovermögen nt
net bag
n(Einkaufs)netz nt
net balance
n (Econ) → Nettosaldo m, → Reinüberschuss m
netball
n (Brit) → Korbball m
net card
n (Comput) → Netzwerkkkarte f
net cord
n (Tennis) → Netzkante f
net curtain
n (Brit) → Tüllgardine f, → Store m

net

:
net play
n (Tennis) → Spiel ntam Netz
net profit
nReingewinn m, → Nettoertrag m
netspeak
n (Comput inf) → Internetjargon m
net stocking
nNetzstrumpf m
Net surfer
nInternetsurfer(in) m(f)

net

1
n
(lit, fig)Netz nt; to make netsNetze knüpfen; to be caught in the net (fig)in die Falle gehen; to be caught in the police net (fig)der Polizei ins Netz or Garn gehen; he felt the net closing round him (fig)er fühlte, wie sich die Schlinge immer enger zog; to cast one’s net widerdie Auswahl erweitern; to slip through the net (criminal)durch die Maschen schlüpfen
(Sport) → Netz nt; to come up to the netans Netz gehen; the ball’s in the netder Ball ist im Tor or Netz; the nets (Cricket) von Netzen umspannter Übungsplatz
(Tex) → Netzgewebe nt; (for curtains, clothes etc) → Tüll m
vt
fish, game, butterflymit dem Netz fangen; (fig) criminalfangen; the police have netted the criminalsdie Verbrecher sind der Polizei ins Netz gegangen
(Sport) ballins Netz schlagen; to net a goalein Tor schießen or erzielen

net

2
adj
price, income, weightnetto, Netto-; net disposable incomeverfügbares Nettoeinkommen; it costs £15 netes kostet £ 15 netto
(fig)End-, letztendlich; net resultEndergebnis nt; net effectEndeffekt m
vtnetto einnehmen; (in wages, salary) → netto verdienen; (show, deal etc) → einbringen; I netted a salary of £850 a monthich bezog ein Gehalt von £ 850 netto im Monat, ich hatte ein monatliches Nettogehalt von £ 850

net

1 [nɛt]
1. n
a. (gen) (fig) → rete f; (for hair) → retina (per capelli); (fabric) → tulle m
b. (Geom) → sviluppo
2. vt (fish, game) → prendere con la rete

net

2 [nɛt]
1. adj (weight, price, salary) → netto/a
net assets → patrimonio netto, attività fpl nette
he earns £30,000 net per year → guadagna 30.000 sterline nette all'anno
net of tax → al netto delle tasse
2. vt (get, obtain) → ottenere; (make, profit) → fare; (subj, deal, sale) → dare un utile netto di

net1

(net) noun
(any of various devices for catching creatures, eg fish, or for any of a number of other purposes, consisting of) a loose open material made of knotted string, thread, wire etc. a fishing-net; a hair-net; a tennis-net; (also adjective) a net curtain.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈnetted
to catch in a net. They netted several tons of fish.
ˈnetting noun
material made in the form of a net. wire netting.
ˈnetball noun
a team-game in which a ball is thrown into a net hanging high up on a pole.
ˈnetwork noun
1. anything in the form of a net, ie with many lines crossing each other. A network of roads covered the countryside.
2. a widespread organization. a radio network; television networks.
3. a system of computers that can exchange messages and information. The Internet is a global computer network

net2,

nett

(net) adjective
1. (of a profit etc) remaining after all expenses etc have been paid. The net profit from the sale was $200.
2. (of the weight of something) not including the packaging or container. The sugar has a net weight of 1 kilo; The sugar weighs one kilo net.

net

انْتَرْنِت, شَبَكَةٌ net, síť internettet, net Internet, Netz Δίκτυο, δίχτυ red netti, verkko filet, Net mreža, net Internet, rete 正味, 網, 인터넷 internet, net nett, netto Internet, sieć Internet, rede Сеть Nät เครือข่าย, ตาข่ายดักสัตว์ İnternet, tül lưới, Mạng , 网络
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And if turning up my hair makes me one, I'll wear it in two tails till I'm twenty," cried Jo, pulling off her net, and shaking down a chestnut mane.
A hundred gay and thoughtless young Frenchmen were drawing a net to the pebbly beach, within dangerous proximity to the sullen but silent cannon of the fort, while the eastern mountain was sending back the loud shouts and gay merriment that attended their sport.
Reckoning ten barrels to the ton, you have ten tons for the net weight of only three quarters of the stuff of the whale's skin.
Also election day came round again, and Jurgis made half a week's wages out of that, all net profit.
The searching look of the eyes, the sharp voice, the hard knotty fingers, the thin straight lips, the long silences, the "front- piece" that didn't match her hair, the very obvious "parting" that seemed sewed in with linen thread on black net,--there was not a single item that appealed to Rebecca.
She boasted of beautiful paintings of landscapes and flowers by them executed; of songs they could sing and pieces they could play, of purses they could net, of French books they could translate; till my spirit was moved to emulation as I listened.
You shall have the net result of the whole mental process.
The universal watchfulness so encompassed him, that if he had been taken in a net, or were being forwarded to his destination in a cage, he could not have felt his freedom more completely gone.
I could observe, in little pieces, as it were; but as to making a net of a number of these pieces, and catching anybody in it, that was, as yet, beyond me.
Put the case that pretty nigh all the children he saw in his daily business life, he had reason to look upon as so much spawn, to develop into the fish that were to come to his net - to be prosecuted, defended, forsworn, made orphans, bedevilled somehow.
Now, when Dingaan heard this message he grew mad as a lion in a net, for he desired this maid above everything, and yet he who had all things could not win the maid.
The blood of these accursed dogs,'' said the Grand Master, ``shall be a sweet and acceptable offering to the saints and angels whom they despise and blaspheme; and with their aid will we counteract the spells and charms with which our brother is entwined as in a net.