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  11  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Net  \Net\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Netted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Netting}.] 
  1.  To  make  into  a  net;  to  make  n  the  style  of  network;  as  to 
  net  silk. 
 
  2.  To  take  in  a  net;  to  capture  by  stratagem  or  wile. 
 
  And  now  I  am  here  netted  and  in  the  toils.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  3.  To  inclose  or  cover  with  a  net;  as  to  net  a  tree. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Net  \Net\,  v.  i. 
  To  form  network  or  netting;  to  knit. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Net  \Net\,  a.  [F.  See  {Neat}  clean.] 
  1.  Without  spot;  pure;  shining.  [Obs.] 
 
  Her  breast  all  naked  as  net  ivory.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  Free  from  extraneous  substances;  pure;  unadulterated; 
  neat;  as  net  wine,  etc  [R.] 
 
  3.  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 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Net  \Net\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Netted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Netting}.] 
  To  produce  or  gain  as  clear  profit;  as  he  netted  a  thousand 
  dollars  by  the  operation. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Neat  \Neat\,  a.  [Compar.  {Neater};  superl.  {Neatest}.]  [OE. 
  nett,  F.  nett,  fr  L.  nitidus  fr  nitere  to  shine.  Cf 
  {Nitid},  {Net},  a.,  {Natty}.] 
  1.  Free  from  that  which  soils,  defiles,  or  disorders;  clean; 
  cleanly;  tidy. 
 
  If  you  were  to  see  her  you  would  wonder  what  poor 
  body  it  was  that  was  so  surprisingly  neat  and  clean. 
  --Law. 
 
  2.  Free  from  what  is  unbecoming,  inappropriate,  or  tawdry; 
  simple  and  becoming;  pleasing  with  simplicity;  tasteful; 
  chaste;  as  a  neat  style;  a  neat  dress. 
 
  3.  Free  from  admixture  or  adulteration;  good  of  its  kind  as 
  neat  brandy.  ``Our  old  wine  neat.''  --Chapman. 
 
  4.  Excellent  in  character,  skill,  or  performance,  etc.;  nice; 
  finished;  adroit;  as  a  neat  design;  a  neat  thief. 
 
  5.  With  all  deductions  or  allowances  made  net. 
 
  Note:  [In  this  sense  usually  written  {net}.  See  {Net},  a., 
  3.] 
 
  {neat  line}  (Civil  Engin.),  a  line  to  which  work  is  to  be 
  built  or  formed. 
 
  {Neat  work},  work  built  or  formed  to  neat  lines. 
 
  Syn:  Nice;  pure;  cleanly;  tidy;  trim;  spruce. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  net 
  adj  1:  remaining  after  all  deductions;  "net  profit"  [syn:  {nett}] 
  [ant:  {gross}] 
  2:  conclusive  in  a  process  or  progression;  "the  final  answer"; 
  "a  last  resort";  "the  net  result"  [syn:  {final},  {last}] 
  n  1:  an  interconnected  or  intersecting  configuration  or  system  of 
  components  [syn:  {network},  {mesh},  {meshwork},  {reticulation}] 
  2:  a  trap  made  of  netting  to  catch  fish  or  birds  or  insects 
  3:  the  excess  of  revenues  over  outlays  in  a  given  period  of 
  time  [syn:  {net  income},  {net  profit},  {lucre},  {profit}, 
  {profits},  {earnings}] 
  4:  a  goal  lined  with  netting  (as  in  soccer  or  hockey) 
  5:  a  strip  of  netting  dividing  the  playing  area  in  tennis  or 
  badminton 
  6:  an  open  fabric  woven  together  at  regular  intervals  [syn:  {mesh}] 
  v  1:  make  as  a  net  profit;  "The  company  cleared  $1  million"  [syn: 
  {sack},  {sack  up},  {clear}] 
  2:  yield  as  a  net  profit;  "This  sale  netted  me  $1  million" 
  [syn:  {clear}] 
  3:  construct  or  form  a  web,  as  if  by  weaving  [syn:  {web}] 
  4:  catch  with  a  net;  "net  a  fish"  [syn:  {nett}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  net.-  /net  dot/  pref.  [Usenet]  Prefix  used  to  describe  people 
  and  events  related  to  Usenet.  From  the  time  before  the  {Great 
  Renaming},  when  most  non-local  newsgroups  had  names  beginning  `net.'. 
  Includes  {net.god}s,  `net.goddesses'  (various  charismatic  net.women 
  with  circles  of  on-line  admirers),  `net.lurkers'  (see  {lurker}), 
  `net.person',  `net.parties'  (a  synonym  for  {boink},  sense  2),  and  many 
  similar  constructs.  See  also  {net.police}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  net 
 
  1.    {network}. 
 
  2.    {network,  the}. 
 
  3.    {neural  network}. 
 
  4.    The  {top-level  domain}  originally  for 
  networks,  although  it  sees  heavy  use  for  {vanity  domains}  of 
  all  types. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1999-01-26) 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  net.- 
 
  networking,  messaging>  /net  dot/  A  prefix  used  to 
  describe  people  and  events  related  to  {Usenet}  and  the 
  {Internet}.  The  convention  dates  from  the  time  before  the 
  {Great  Renaming},  when  most  non-local  {Usenet}  newsgroups  had 
  names  beginning  "net.".  Includes  {net.god}s,  "net.goddesses" 
  (various  charismatic  net.women  with  circles  of  on-line 
  admirers),  "net.lurkers"  (see  {lurker}),  "net.person", 
  "net.parties"  (a  synonym  for  {boink}),  and  many  similar 
  constructs. 
 
  See  also  {net.police}. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1995-03-21) 
 
 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Net 
  in  use  among  the  Hebrews  for  fishing,  hunting,  and  fowling.  The 
  fishing-net  was  probably  constructed  after  the  form  of  that  used 
  by  the  Egyptians  (Isa.  19:8).  There  were  three  kinds  of  nets. 
  (1.)  The  drag-net  or  hauling-net  (Gr.  sagene),  of  great  size, 
  and  requiring  many  men  to  work  it  It  was  usually  let  down  from 
  the  fishing-boat,  and  then  drawn  to  the  shore  or  into  the  boat, 
  as  circumstances  might  require  (Matt.  13:47,  48).  (2.)  The 
  hand-net  or  casting-net  (Gr.  amphiblestron),  which  was  thrown 
  from  a  rock  or  a  boat  at  any  fish  that  might  be  seen  (Matt. 
  4:18;  Mark  1:16).  It  was  called  by  the  Latins  funda.  It  was  of 
  circular  form  "like  the  top  of  a  tent."  (3.)  The  bag-net  (Gr. 
  diktyon),  used  for  enclosing  fish  in  deep  water  (Luke  5:4-9). 
 
  The  fowling-nets  were  (1)  the  trap,  consisting  of  a  net  spread 
  over  a  frame,  and  supported  by  a  stick  in  such  a  way  that  it 
  fell  with  the  slightest  touch  (Amos  3:5,  "gin;"  Ps  69:22;  Job 
  18:9;  Eccl.  9:12).  (2)  The  snare,  consisting  of  a  cord  to  catch 
  birds  by  the  leg  (Job  18:10;  Ps  18:5;  116:3;  140:5).  (3.)  The 
  decoy,  a  cage  filled  with  birds  as  decoys  (Jer.  5:26,  27). 
  Hunting-nets  were  much  in  use  among  the  Hebrews. 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  NET 
  Network  Entity  Title 
 
 




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