Definition - net

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  1. 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. an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
  3. catch with a net; "net a fish"
  4. a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
  5. construct or form a web, as if by weaving
  6. game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton
  7. make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
  8. a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)
  9. yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
  10. the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
  11. conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
  12. remaining after all deductions; "net profit"