Definition - net

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