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(v. t.) To take in a net; to capture by stratagem or wile.


(v. t.) To inclose or cover with a net; as, to net a tree.


(v. i.) To form network or netting; to knit.


(v. t.) To make into a net; to make n the style of network; as, to net silk.


(a.) Without spot; pure; shining.


(a.) Free from extraneous substances; pure; unadulterated; neat; as, net wine, etc.


(a.) 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.


(v. t.) To produce or gain as clear profit; as, he netted a thousand dollars by the operation.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Net'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. 1828.

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