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English definition of “net”

net

noun
 
 
/net/
MATERIAL [U] material made of crossed threads with holes between themNets, grids and grillesGeneral words for textiles
OBJECT [C] B1 something made with a piece of net, for example for catching fish or insects, or for sports: a fishing net a tennis/basketball netNets, grids and grillesTennis and racket sports
the Net A2 short for the Internet → See also safety netInternet terminology and abbreviations
(Definition of net noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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