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Main Entry: 1net
Pronunciation: primarystressnet
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English nett "net fabric"
1 : a fabric made of threads, cords, ropes, or wires that weave in and out with much open space
2 : something made of net: as a : a device for catching fish, birds, or insects b : a fabric barricade which divides a court in half (as in tennis or badminton) c : the fabric that encloses the sides and back of the goal (as in hockey or soccer)
3 : something that traps like a net <a net of thorns>
4 : a network of lines, fibers, or figures
5 often capitalized : INTERNET
- netĚlike /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective
- netĚted /primarystressnet-schwad/ adjective

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