life net

noun

Definition of life net

: a strong net or sheet (as of canvas) used (as by firefighters) to catch a person jumping from a burning building

First Known Use of life net

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Life net.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/life%20net. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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