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nets

noun , plural of net

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1 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
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2 a device or scheme for capturing another by surprise
  • drug runners caught in an elaborate net set by the police
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3 something that catches and holds
  • caught in a net of palace intrigues
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nets

noun , plural of net

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1 the amount of money left when expenses are subtracted from the total amount received
  • his net for the year was about 60% of his total income
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2 the central part or aspect of something under consideration
  • the net of the report on race relations is that things are better but not good enough
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