American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An openwork fabric; a net.
- n. The act or process of making a net.
- n. The act or process of fishing with a net.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A net; a piece of network, as of cord or wire; an openwork fabric, as for a hammock, a screen, etc. Specifically— A fine light fabric, as of gauze or muslin: as, mosquito-netting.
- n. The art or process of making nets or network; net-making.
- n. Something that acts as, or looks like, a net.
- n. UK, dialect, dated urine
- v. present participle of net.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or process of making nets or network, or of forming meshes, as for fancywork, fishing nets, etc.
- n. A piece of network; any fabric, made of cords, threads, wires, or the like, crossing one another with open spaces between.
- n. (Naut.) A network of ropes used for various purposes, as for holding the hammocks when not in use, also for stowing sails, and for hoisting from the gunwale to the rigging to hinder an enemy from boarding.
- n. Prov. Eng. Urine.
- n. a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
- n. creating nets
“Hey bimbo thats me in the photo and i HAVE fished bondi. .off the rocks by the old swim club where the shark netting is attached!”
“The mosquito netting is broken in every single window and there are discarded surgical gloves on the ground.”
“It was hard to see, this heart-sized thing wrapped in netting, but I was pretty sure I saw a tail.”
“I had a long piazza, encased in netting, where paterfamilias, with his pipe, could muse and gaze at the stars unmolested.”
“... photographs from Camp Breadbasket showed British soldiers standing on Iraqis enmeshed in netting, forcing them to simulate oral and anal sex, feigning to punch them in the head and parading them around on forklift trucks.”
“At issue is a common industry practice called netting, or "matching" trades.”
“But, Wells Fargo pointed out, so-called "netting agreements" bring down Morgan Stanleys actual derivatives positions to just $457 million.”
“I wanted to try it; and to me, the idea of netting without a row-change sounded really appealing.”
“Finally, alternative trading systems could save money for their clients through so-called netting of obligations across several asset classes, according to Charlotte Crosswell, president of Nasdaq OMX Europe.”
“It snagged, as it was going over the side of the ship, on safety netting, which is set up along both sides of the flight deck.”
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Terms pertaining to lace and lace-making. Patterns, tools, types, styles, stitches.
Woven, knit and tatted fabrics. Other kinds of cloth, such as tapa and chamois are not included.
Fishing nets and gear, and the people and craft that employ them.
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