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fishnet

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noun fish·net \-ˌnet\

Simple Definition of fishnet

  • : a net for catching fish

  • : a type of fabric that has many small holes like a net

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fishnet

  1. 1 :  netting fitted with floats and weights or a supporting frame for catching fish

  2. 2 :  a coarse open-mesh fabric


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