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net
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 8
1. Without spot; pure; shining.
2. Free from extraneous substances; pure; unadulterated; neat; as, net wine, etc.
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.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
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.
3. To inclose or cover with a net; as, to net a tree.
4. To produce or gain as clear profit; as, he netted a thousand dollars by the operation.
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