- A computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange.
- A trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects.
- The excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses.
- A goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey. )
- Game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton.
- An open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals.
- Make as a net profit.
- usage: "The company cleared $1 million"
- Yield as a net profit.
- usage: "This sale netted me $1 million"
- synonyms: clear
- Construct or form a web, as if by weaving.
- synonyms: web
- Catch with a net.
- usage: "net a fish"
- synonyms: nett
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