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net1

net1

 
pronunciation:
net
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a fabric woven or knotted together to leave open spaces of even size.
synonyms:
mesh
similar words:
gauze, lace, web
definition 2: something made of such a fabric.
The ball skimmed the top of the tennis net.
 
similar words:
mesh
definition 3: something made of such a fabric and used for catching fish, butterflies, and other animals.
The fisherman pulled the trout out of the water with his net.
synonyms:
seine, trawl
similar words:
mesh, snare, toil
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: nets, netted, netting
definition: to catch with a net.
He netted a butterfly, then set it free.
similar words:
mesh, trap
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