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net

adjective [not gradable] (LEFT OVER)   /net/
(of money received from selling something) left after you have subtracted the cost of what you are selling, and other expenses related to it: net income/profit fig. The net result (= result after everything has been considered) of the changes will be fewer trains for most suburban commuters. Net weight is the weight of something contained in a package, without including the weight of the package. physics Net force is the total amount of force that is in effect on an object at a particular time.
(Definition of net adjective (LEFT OVER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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