from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of net.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. resembing a net or a web.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made into a net or network; formed of meshes or open stitches; reticulated.
  • Covered or provided with a net: as, a netted window.
  • Caught in a net, as fish; kept in a net, as turtles for sale.
  • Covered or marked with a network of intersecting lines; reticulate; cancellated: as, the netted wings of a dragon-fly.
  • Forming a network; intersecting: as, the netted veins of an insect's wings.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having open interstices or resembling a web


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  • Guerin netted No. 400 - his 13th of the season - early in the third period when he buried Chris Campoli's shot past Toskala at 3: 34.

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  • Just 52 seconds after the 5-foot-11 Callahan took a 4-minute high-sticking penalty for clipping 6-7 defenseman Hal Gill, Malkin netted his first of the night.

  • The Americans won the opening set after a 24-point tiebreaker when Aspelin netted a forehand volley off Mike Bryan's excellent service return.

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  • Ovechkin netted a low, hard shot from the right circle 2: 28 into the overtime after taking a cross-ice pass from Tom Poti.


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