|1.||[ adjective ] remaining after all deductions|
|Related terms:||gross take-home clear|
|2.||[ noun ] (clothing) an interconnected or intersecting configuration or system of components|
|Synonyms:||network reticulation meshwork meshing mesh|
"there was a hole in the network where some of the strands were broken" "he used a copper frame with copper meshing"
|Related terms:||system reseau computer_network grid hairnet chicken_wire reseau gauze reticle save-all snood spark_arrester early_warning_system safety_net tulle wirework backbone enmesh|
|3.||[ noun ] (computer science) a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange|
|4.||[ noun ] a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects|
|Related terms:||trap fishnet brail|
|5.||[ verb ] make as a net profit|
|Synonyms:||sack_up clear sack|
"The company cleared $1 million"
|Related terms:||profit gain|
|6.||[ adjective ] conclusive in a process or progression|
"the final answer" "a last resort" "the net result"
|7.||[ verb ] construct or form a web, as if by weaving|
|Related terms:||weave network network webbing web|
|8.||[ verb ] (business) yield as a net profit|
"This sale netted me $1 million"
|9.||[ noun ] (ice hockey,soccer,games) a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)|
|Related terms:||goal cage soccer|
|10.||[ noun ] (business) the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)|
|Synonyms:||profits profit earnings net_profit lucre net_income|
|Related terms:||income dividend accumulation killing gross_profit windfall_profit markup earning_per_share fast_buck share profit|
|11.||[ verb ] catch with a net|
"net a fish"
|12.||[ noun ] (tennis,games) game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton|
|Related terms:||game_equipment volleyball_net|
|13.||[ noun ] (clothing) an open fabric woven together at regular intervals|
|Related terms:||fabric reseau safety_net save-all snood spark_arrester hairnet tulle wirework gauze|