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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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Summary: Specialists have managed to free a humpback whale trapped in a shark net off the coast of Australia.
Freddie Sears's shot ricocheted back out of the net off the base of the goal and, after consulting a linesman, referee Rob Shoebridge awarded a goal-kick.
Mike Walsh made it a neat half-dozen on 71 minutes, with an effort from a tight situation, also on the left, that entered the net off a post.
Answer the following the question: What was the unusual fish for this area that was recently caught in a salmon net off Blyth?
The swordfish that swam into Peter Dent's net off Newbiggin provides more than a tasty addition to the local fish menu.
It was a Porter cross from the left that bounced into the Burscough net off the shins of defender Neil Fitzhenry to equalise on 65 minutes.
In the 82nd minute, he crept up at the back post and saw his shot deflected into the net off Queen's defender Ritchie Sinclair.
A goal cannot be scored by an attacking player who kicks a puck that deflects into the net off any player, goalkeeper or Official.
The second, 17 minutes into the second period, was a more fortuitous effort, the ball entering the net off Rob Hamer from a powerful shot by Graham Evans.
A Sammy Koejoe centre which appeared to rebound into the net off Portsmouth defender Andy Myers made it 3-1.
But on 88 minutes Phipp found the net off the underside of the bar and although Brown again reduced the deficit for the home side it was too little too late.
Man of the match Davin O'Neill, above, fired City into the lead with a drive that crashed into the net off the bar.