Associations to the word «Net»
NET, noun. A mesh of string, cord or rope.
NET, noun. A device made from such mesh, used for catching fish, butterflies, etc.
NET, noun. A device made from such mesh, generally used for trapping something.
NET, noun. Anything that has the appearance of such a device.
NET, noun. (by extension) A trap.
NET, noun. (geometry) Of a polyhedron, any set of polygons joined edge to edge that, when folded along the edges between adjoining polygons so that the outer edges touch, form the polyhedron.
NET, noun. A system that interconnects a number of users, locations etc. allowing transport or communication between them, e.g. computer ~, road ~, electricity distribution ~.
NET, noun. (sports) A framework backed by a mesh, serving as the goal in hockey, soccer, lacrosse, etc.
NET, noun. (sports) (tennis) A mesh stretched to divide the court in tennis, badminton, volleyball, etc.
NET, verb. (transitive) To catch by means of a net.
NET, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To catch in a trap, or by stratagem.
NET, verb. To enclose or cover with a net.
NET, verb. (transitive) (football) To score (a goal).
NET, verb. (tennis) To hit the ball into the net.
NET, verb. To form network or netting; to knit.
NET, adjective. (obsolete) Good, desirable; clean, decent, clear.
NET, adjective. Free from extraneous substances; pure; unadulterated; neat.
NET, adjective. Remaining after expenses or deductions.
NET, adjective. Final; end.
NET, adverb. After expenses or deductions
NET, noun. The amount remaining after expenses are deducted; profit.
NET, verb. (transitive) To receive as profit.
NET, verb. (transitive) To yield as profit for.
NET, verb. To fully hedge a position.
NET, proper noun. (computing) The Internet.
NET CALL SIGN, noun. (military) A call sign which represents all stations within a net.
NET CALL SIGNS, noun. Plural of net call sign
NET CURTAIN, noun. A thin curtain that allows light into a room but prevents people outside from seeing inside.
NET CURTAINS, noun. Plural of net curtain
NET EARNINGS, noun. Earnings of a person after deduction of all taxes, social security charges and other obligatory payments; the take-home pay.
NET EARNINGS, noun. Earnings of a company after all expenses, depreciation and taxes have been deducted from the gross income.
NET FORCE, noun. The combination of all the forces that act on an object.
NET GUN, noun. A weapon designed to fire a net which entangles the target, used e.g. for capturing wildlife.
NET GUNS, noun. Plural of net gun
NET INCOME, noun. Gross profit minus operating expenses and taxes.
NET INCOMES, noun. Plural of net income
NET LEASE, noun. (business) An agreement that requires the tenant to pay, in addition to the fixed rent, all of the property expenses which normally would be paid by the owner. For US real property these include real estate taxes, insurance, maintenance, repairs and utilities.
NET LEASES, noun. Plural of net lease
NET METERING, noun. The practice by utilities of auditing wattage created by renewable resources and using any excess green power created towards one's bill.
NET MINDER, noun. (ice hockey) goalkeeper, player whose role it is to defend the goal
NET MINDERS, noun. Plural of net minder
NET NET, noun. (business) A true and final result, after more than the obvious subtractions and allowances.
NET NET, adverb. (business) After all subtractions and allowances.
NET NET, adverb. (management) Without lengthy explanation.
NET NEUTRALITY, noun. Alternative form of network neutrality
NET OPERATING INCOME, noun. (accounting) Income after deducting operating expenses but before deducting for income taxes, interest, and depreciation and amortization.
NET PAY, noun. What remains from gross pay after taxes and other deductions have been taken away
NET PRESENT VALUE, noun. (finance) The present value of a project or an investment decision determined by summing the discounted incoming and outgoing future cash flows resulting from the decision.
NET PROFIT, noun. (finance) The gross revenue minus all expenses
NET REGISTER TON, noun. (nautical) (obsolete) A measure of the cargo capacity of a ship, equal to 100 cubic feet or 2.83 m3.
NET SALES, noun. (business) The value of sales generated by a company after deduction of returns, discounts and the value of damaged or lost goods
NET TANGIBLE ASSETS, noun. (business) The total assets of a company, less any intangible asset such as goodwill, patents, and trademarks, less all liabilities and the par value of preferred stock. Similar to Book Value and Net Asset Value.
NET WEIGHT, noun. The weight of a product (especially food) without the weight of its packaging
NET WEIGHT, noun. The weight of a vehicle without that of its fuel, cargo, personnel etc
NET WORTH, noun. The total assets minus total liabilities of an individual or a company.
NET, noun. A computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange.
NET, noun. A trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects.
NET, noun. The excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses).
NET, noun. A goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey).
NET, noun. Game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton.
NET, noun. An open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals.
NET, verb. Make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million".
NET, verb. Yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million".
NET, verb. Construct or form a web, as if by weaving.
NET, verb. Catch with a net; "net a fish".
NET, adjective. Remaining after all deductions; "net profit".
NET, adjective. Conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result".
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.