a fabric made of strands loosely twisted, knotted, or woven together at regular intervals <the basketball didn't go into the basket—it just hit the net> Related Words web
, Brussels lace
a device or scheme for capturing another by surprise <drug runners caught in an elaborate net set by the police> Related Words enmeshment
; booby trap
, land mine
something that catches and holds <caught in a net of palace intrigues> Synonyms entanglement
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