American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An openwork fabric or structure in which cords, threads, or wires cross at regular intervals.
- n. Something resembling an openwork fabric or structure in form or concept, especially:
- n. A system of lines or channels that cross or interconnect: a network of railroads.
- n. A complex, interconnected group or system: an espionage network.
- n. An extended group of people with similar interests or concerns who interact and remain in informal contact for mutual assistance or support.
- n. A chain of radio or television broadcasting stations linked by wire or microwave relay.
- n. A company that produces the programs for these stations.
- n. A group or system of electric components and connecting circuitry designed to function in a specific manner.
- n. Computer Science A system of computers interconnected by telephone wires or other means in order to share information. Also called net1.
- v. To cover with or as if with an openwork fabric or structure.
- v. To broadcast over a radio or television network.
- v. Computer Science To connect (computers) into a network.
- v. To interact or engage in informal communication with others for mutual assistance or support.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Anything formed in the manner or presenting the appearance of a net or of netting; work made of intersecting lines which form meshes or open spaces like those of a net; an openwork or reticulated fabric, structure, or appearance; interlacement; technically, anastomosis; inosculation; rete: as, a network of veins or nerves; a network of railways. See cut under latticeleaf.
- n. Netting decorated with darned work or other needlework. Compare net embroidery, under net.
- n. Work in metal or other tenacious and ductile material resembling a net in having large openings divided by slender solid parts. Compare fretwork.
- n. Ornamental threadwork used as a ground for various kinds of embroidery, especially when a set of parallel threads are made into a netting by other threads worked across them with the needle.
- n. A fabric or structure of fibrous elements attached to each other at regular intervals.
- n. Any interconnected group or system
- n. A directory of people maintained for their advancement
- n. broadcasting A group of affiliated television stations that broadcast common programs from a parent company.
- n. computing Multiple computers and other devices connected together to share information
- v. intransitive To interact socially for the purpose of getting connections or personal advancement.
- v. transitive To connect two or more computers or other computerized devices.
- v. transitive To interconnect a group or system.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A fabric of threads, cords, or wires crossing each other at certain intervals, and knotted or secured at the crossings, thus leaving spaces or meshes between them.
- n. Any system of lines or channels interlacing or crossing like the fabric of a net
- n. (Computers) A system of computers linked together by communications channels allowing the exchange of data between the linked computers.
- n. (Radio, Television) A group of transmitting stations connected by communications channels that permit the same program to be broadcast simultaneously from multiple stations over a very wide area; . the organization that controls the programming that is broadcast over such a network. Contrasted with a
local stationor local transmitter.
- n. (Electricity, Electronics) Any arrangement of electrical devices or elements connected together by conducting wires.
- n. A group of buildings connected by means of transportation and communication between them, and controlled by a central organization for a common purpose.
- v. To take steps to make and cultivate the acquaintance of people who can be helpful to oneself, especially in finding new employment, advancing to a higher position in one's occupation, or exchanging information.
- v. To connect together into a network.
- n. (electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
- n. an interconnected system of things or people
- n. an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
- v. communicate with and within a group
- n. a system of intersecting lines or channels
- n. (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
- net + work (Wiktionary)
“Android EVO 4G runs on 3G & 4G network, iPhone runs only on 3G only, has ZEROOOO 4G and can't run on any 4G network at all.”
“The term network of positive force (bsod-nams-kyi tshogs, collection of merit) appears as a technical term only in reference to an enlightenment-building network of positive potential, built up with bodhichitta and resulting in enlightenment.”
“The Suburban train network is being planned in conjunction with the route of the Metropolitan Ring Road and of the planned "bullet" train link between Mexico City and Guadalajara.”
“Locking down the definition of a network into one narrow avenue doesn't do anything to enhance my understanding and, in my view, actually leads to greater misunderstanding when the term network is used by people who may not be "in the know" about how the term is being redefined.”
“The term network of positive force (bsod-nams-kyi tshogs, collection of merit) appears as a technical term only in reference to an enlightenment-building network of positive force, built up with bodhichitta and resulting in enlightenment.”
“Economists use the term network effects to refer to the way the value of a product or service increases in tandem with the number of people who use it.”
“In general, the term network can refer to any interconnected group or system.”
“•CBS won't have new episodes of the former NBC stalwart Medium (10 ET/PT) until fall, but the network is already working repeats into its rotation.”
“Cisco claims that every smartphone added to a network is akin to adding 30 feature phones, while adding a laptop is like adding 450 feature phones — illustrating how improvements in usability and processing power drive data use.”
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