the Net

Definition of the Net

  1. :  the Internet

Word by Word Definitions

netplay Net
  1. :  an open-meshed fabric twisted, knotted, or woven together at regular intervals

    :  something made of net: such as

    :  a device for catching fish, birds, or insects

  1. :  to cover or enclose with or as if with a net

    :  to catch in or as if in a net

    :  to cover with or as if with a network

  1. :  free from all charges or deductions: such as

    :  remaining after the deduction of all charges, outlay, or loss — compare gross

    :  excluding all tare

  1. :  to receive by way of profit :  clear

    :  to produce by way of profit :  yield

    :  to get possession of :  gain

  1. :  a net amount, profit, weight, or price

    :  the score of a golfer in a handicap match after deducting his or her handicap from the gross score

    :  essence, gist


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