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NET, n.

1. An instrument for catching fish and fowls, or wild beasts, formed with twine or thread interwoven with meshes.

2. A cunning device; a snare. Mich 7.

3. Inextricable difficulty. Job 18.

4. Severe afflictions. Job 19.

NET, v.t. To make a net or net-work; to knot.

NET, a. [See Neat]

1. Neat; pure; unadulterated.

2. Being without flaw or spot.

3. Being beyond all charges or outlay; as net profits.

4. Being clear of all tare and tret, or all deductions; as net weight. It is sometimes written nett, but improperly. Net is properly a mercantile appropriation of neat.

NET, v.t. To produce clear profit.




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NET, n.

1. An instrument for catching fish and fowls, or wild beasts, formed with twine or thread interwoven with meshes.

2. A cunning device; a snare. Mich 7.

3. Inextricable difficulty. Job 18.

4. Severe afflictions. Job 19.

NET, v.t. To make a net or net-work; to knot.

NET, a. [See Neat]

1. Neat; pure; unadulterated.

2. Being without flaw or spot.

3. Being beyond all charges or outlay; as net profits.

4. Being clear of all tare and tret, or all deductions; as net weight. It is sometimes written nett, but improperly. Net is properly a mercantile appropriation of neat.

NET, v.t. To produce clear profit.


NET, a. [Fr. net; It. netto. See Neat.]

  1. Neat; pure; unadulterated. [Little used.]
  2. Being without flaw or spot. [Little used.]
  3. Being beyond all charges or outlay; as, net profit.
  4. Being clear of all tare and tret, or all deductions as, net weight. It is sometimes written nett, but improperly. Net is properly a mercantile appropriation of neat.

NET, n. [Sax. net, nyt; D. and Dan. net; G. netz; Sw. nät, not; Goth. nati, from the root of knit, Sax. cnyttan, whence knot; L. nodus.]

  1. An instrument for catching fish and fowls, or wild beasts, formed with twine or thread interwoven with meshes.
  2. A cunning device; a snare. Micah vii.
  3. Inextricable difficulty. Job xviii.
  4. Severe affections. Job xix.

NET, v.t.1

To make a net or net-work; to knot. Seward.


NET, v.t.2

To produce clear profit.


Net
  1. A fabric of twine, thread, or the like, wrought or woven into meshes, and used for catching fish, birds, butterflies, etc.
  2. To make into a net] to make in the style of network; as, to net silk.
  3. To form network or netting; to knit.
  4. Without spot; pure; shining.

    [Obs.]

    Her breast all naked as net ivory. Spenser.

  5. To produce or gain as clear profit] as, he netted a thousand dollars by the operation.
  6. Anything designed or fitted to entrap or catch; a snare; any device for catching and holding.

    A man that flattereth his neighbor spreadeth a net for his feet. Prov. xxix. 5.

    In the church's net there are fishes good or bad. Jer. Taylor.

  7. To take in a net; to capture by stratagem or wile.

    And now I am here, netted and in the toils. Sir W. Scott.

  8. Free from extraneous substances; pure; unadulterated; neat; as, net wine, etc.

    [R.]
  9. Anything wrought or woven in meshes; as, a net for the hair; a mosquito net; a tennis net.
  10. To inclose or cover with a net; as, to net a tree.
  11. Not including superfluous, incidental, or foreign matter, as boxes, coverings, wraps, etc.; free from charges, deductions, etc; as, net profit; net income; net weight, etc.

    [Less properly written nett.]

    Net tonnage (Naut.), the tonnage of a vessel after a deduction from the gross tonnage has been made, to allow space for crew, machinery, etc.

  12. A figure made up of a large number of straight lines or curves, which are connected at certain points and related to each other by some specified law.
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Net

NET, noun

1. An instrument for catching fish and fowls, or wild beasts, formed with twine or thread interwoven with meshes.

2. A cunning device; a snare. Mich 7.

3. Inextricable difficulty. Job 18:8.

4. Severe afflictions. Job 19:6.

NET, verb transitive To make a net or net-work; to knot.

NET, adjective [See Neat]

1. Neat; pure; unadulterated.

2. Being without flaw or spot.

3. Being beyond all charges or outlay; as net profits.

4. Being clear of all tare and tret, or all deductions; as net weight. It is sometimes written nett, but improperly. net is properly a mercantile appropriation of neat.

NET, verb transitive To produce clear profit.

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