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Net

The sum that remains following all permissible deductions, including charges, expenses, discounts, commissions, or taxes.

Net assets, for example, are what remain after an individual subtracts the amount owed to creditors from his or her assets. Net pay is the salary an individual actually receives after deductions such as Income Tax and Social Security payments.

net

n., adj. the amount of money or value remaining after all costs, losses, taxes, depreciation of value, and other expenses and deductions have been paid and/or subtracted. Thus the term is used in net profit, net income, net loss, net worth, or net estate.

net

adjective clear, irreducible, leftover, remaining, residual, residuary, surplus, surviving, unexpended
Associated concepts: net assets, net balance, net capital stock, net earnings, net estate, net income, net loss, net premium, net price, net proceeds, net profit, net rents, net revenues, net value, net worth
See also: capture, earn, ensnare, gain, realize, trap
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And the Net is continuing to grow and expand at a rate of acceptance and innovation that leaves all previous technologies gasping in the digital dust.
Credit and liquidity risks may also be controlled by imposing limits on the net debit position of each participant.
When multiple years are closed out together and there are both overpayment and underpayment years, the IRS will generally offset the overpayment years against the underpayment years and issue a bill or refund for only the net amount.
To limit these risks, many financial institutions enter into netting contracts under which the payment obligations between two parties, or among several parties, are netted so that each party to the netting contract is required or entitled to make or to receive only a single payment that is the net of all of that party's transactions.
Where both an underpayment and overpayment of tax exist at the same time, it will always be beneficial for the taxpayer to have interest calculated on the net balance rather than on the gross amount of deficiency and refund.
Boulder Net Lease Funds, LLC believes that current dynamics within the net leased real estate investment market will create compelling investment opportunities.
The Net Snippets Free Edition features easy drag-and-drop operation that places snipped content from any source easily at hand.
The Net Snippets Standard Edition has also been updated with support for Mozilla, integration with MS Word, and a desktop bar.
We selected the Net to Net equipment for many reasons, including its plug and play capability, ease of use, quality of service and superior handling of video streams," stated George Wirt, general manager of Diverse Communications, Inc.
Further, the combination of the Q2 Labs optical team with the Net Insight networking and switching expertise strengthens the continuing development of Net Insight's Nimbra(TM) product platform.
Acme Packet(TM) today unveiled the Acme Packet Net-Net(TM) PAC, the industry's most scalable, full-featured session border control solution for large-scale Tier 1 service provider deployments, at the Spring 2004 Voice on the Net (VON) show in Santa Clara.