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Net

Definition

[n] an open fabric woven together at regular intervals
[n] a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
[n] game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton
[n] a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)
[n] an interconnected or intersecting configuration or system of components; "there was a hole in the network where some of the strands were broken"; "he used a copper frame with copper meshing"
[n] the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
[adj] conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
[adj] remaining after all deductions; "net profit"
[v] catch with a net; "net a fish"
[v] construct or form a web, as if by weaving
[v] make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
[v] yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"

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Antonyms

gross