A length of open-meshed material made of twine, cord, rope, or something similar, used typically for catching fish or other animals
(Of an amount, value, or price) remaining after a deduction, such as tax or a discount, has been made
An equivalent unit of net internal capacity
fishermen mending their nets
their first communication was through the Net
(Of a book or its price) not subject to any discount whatever; also net and net.
A small fishing net with a long handle
A network of lines representing meridians and parallels on which a map or plan can be represented.
The pocket of a bag-net.
(Of an amount) including tax and other sums in addition to the net amount
A type of strong net.
A fishing net shaped like a pot.
A fishing net fastened in fixed position
A dragnet that is towed behind a boat to collect specimens
A net that is thrown out and immediately drawn in again, as opposed to one that is set up and left
A large net for herring and similar fish, kept upright by weights at the bottom and floats at the top and allowed to drift with the tide
An undefended goal; compare open goal.
A large, fixed net used to trap animals, especially rabbits or hares.
A fishing net that is hung vertically so that fish get trapped in it by their gills
A net worn over or placed around the head, especially for protection against mosquitoes and other insects.
A type of pound net incorporating a heart-shaped passage between the leader and the final enclosure.
A net used to save the life of a falling person, especially a safety net held by rescuers to catch people jumping from a burning building.
A fine net to keep off midges.
A net made of very fine threads, used to trap birds, etc., for ringing or examination.
To trap in a mist-net.
(In invertebrates such as coelenterates and flatworms) a diffuse network of neurons that conducts impulses in all directions from a point of stimulus
An asset (of a business, etc.) less all current liabilities; usually in plural.
A cord passing along and supporting the top of a net, especially a tennis net.
Any of various tropical ferns constituting the genera Gleichenia and Dicranopteris, noted for their tangled growth caused by the repeated dichotomous branching of the fronds; also called umbrella fern.
A style of play taking place close to the net and in which the ball is generally volleyed.
A naval vessel which lays anti-submarine nets.
A maker of nets or netting.
Play undertaken from a position close to the net; = net game.
A rope attached to a net.
A person who uses a net, especially a fishing net (also figurative).
A vault forming a netlike pattern of intersecting ribs.
The value (of a business, etc.) after all liabilities have been deducted from the true market value, as opposed to the book value, of the assets.
A net fastened over a horse's nose and mouth, e.g. to stop head-shaking or to keep flies off.
A form of graph with directed edges and two kinds of node (one kind representing places and the other transitions, with each kind connected only to the other kind), which is used as a tool for modelling systems expressing both concurrency and sequential constraints.
Simple point lace (chiefly attributive).
A net attached to a pole or poles.
A fish trap formed by nets staked near the shore of a sea or lake, consisting of a long straight wall or leader, a first enclosure, and a second enclosure (the pound, bowl, or pocket), from which the fish cannot escape.
Another term for purse seine.
A network of radar stations; especially a radar fence.
A system of intercommunicating radio sets, operated especially by a police force or other organization.
A net used in reef net fishing.
Poetic. A coat of mail.
To catch or fish for using a ring net.