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1. An openwork fabric or structure in which cords, threads, or wires cross at regular intervals.
2. Something resembling an openwork fabric or structure in form or concept, especially:
a. A system of lines or channels that cross or interconnect: a network of railroads.
b. A complex, interconnected group or system: an espionage network.
c. An extended group of people with similar interests or concerns who interact and remain in informal contact for mutual assistance or support.
a. A chain of radio or television broadcasting stations linked by wire or microwave relay.
b. A company that produces the programs for these stations.
a. A group or system of electric components and connecting circuitry designed to function in a specific manner.
b. Computers A system of computers interconnected by telephone wires or other means in order to share information. Also called net1.
v. net·worked, net·work·ing, net·works
1. To cover with an openwork fabric or structure.
2. To broadcast over a radio or television network.
a. To interconnect as components in a group or system.
b. Computers To connect (computers) into a network.
To interact or engage in informal communication with others for mutual assistance or support.

net′work′er n.


1. (Computer Science) computing the interconnection of two or more networks in different places, as in working at home with a link to a central computer in an office
2. forming business connections and contacts through informal social meetings
of or for networking: networking systems.


(ˈnɛtˌwɜr kɪŋ)

1. the informal sharing of information and services among individuals or groups linked by a common interest.
2. the design, establishment, or utilization of a computer network.
3. pertaining to a network or networking.


[ˈnetwɜːkɪŋ] N (Comput) → conexión f de redes; (= making contacts) → establecimiento m de contactos


[ˈnɛtwɜːrkɪŋ] n (= making useful contacts) → réseautage m
Success is all about networking → Le succès est avant tout une question de provider n (for mobile phones)fournisseur m d'accèsNetwork Standard n (US)standard m réseau


(Comput) → Vernetzung f; (= operating a network)Netzwerkbetrieb m
(= making contacts)Knüpfen ntvon Kontakten; → Networking nt
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Networking and the Ingredients for Successful Design
Nasdaq:SUNW) announced today that the Companies are hosting a Networking Design Summit on April 12, 2000 at the Westin Hotel in Santa Clara, CA.
The Summit targets executives and design managers at networking and communications companies.

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