mosquito net


Definition of mosquito net

: a net or screen for keeping out mosquitoes

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The Blumings have joined in the official government relief effort, calling on the Jewish community to help, and is coordinating a shipment of supplies from South Florida that will include food, drinking water and mosquito nets for Abaco. Marcy Oster,, "International Jewish groups provide aid to the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian," 4 Sep. 2019 In another, his unshaven face was visible through the mosquito netting attached to his hat. Allyson Chiu, Anchorage Daily News, "Canadian musician inspired by the wilderness dies in bear attack," 21 Aug. 2019 Pool product manufacturer Swimways has designed a new foldable canopy chair that includes a mosquito net to keep flying pests at bay. Claudia Harmata,, "Hate Bug Bites? This Camping Chair with Its Own Personal Mosquito Is Here to Save Your Summer," 9 July 2019 Mandy Harrison, in Jordan, Minn., draped a mosquito net over her head and shoulders to do yard work. Kris Maher, WSJ, "The Black Fly Is Here for Your Blood—and Dignity," 16 June 2019 Small donations for mosquito nets can save whole lives. Brian Resnick, Vox, "Why it’s so hard to get people to care about mass suffering," 27 Nov. 2018 After the hurricane, owner Matilsha Marxuach figured out how to keep workers employed by making mosquito netting (207 San Francisco Street, Sara Clemence, WSJ, "Puerto Rico on the Rebound: A Three-Day Getaway Guide," 26 Dec. 2018 In the hilariously cringe-y episode, 18-year-old Zac thinks that a canopy is a mosquito net, takes a swim in some girl's pool, stretches out one prospective date's pair of pumps, and plays a girl's guitar (horribly). Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, "OMG, You Have to See 18-Year-Old Zac Efron on "Room Raiders"," 26 Apr. 2017 Distributing mosquito nets to rural villages in Africa has clearly been shown to reduce infant mortality and overall infection rates. Abigail Higgins, Vox, "Heart disease used to be an ailment of the rich. But it’s now striking the world’s poor.," 15 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of mosquito net

1745, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of mosquito net

: a net that is placed over something (such as a bed) in order to keep out mosquitoes

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