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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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A puck that deflects into the net off of an attacking player who does not use a distinct kicking motion, is a legitimate goal.
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.
The Terriers took the lead when Phil Jevons pounced from seven yards, but City levelled after 11 minutes when a Bruno Berner drive cannoned into the net off Michael Morrison.
Alan White's attempted clearance looped into the net off Ben Smith 70 seconds into the second half to extend the lead and Benjamin crashed in Lionel Ainsworth's cross for the fourth on 58 minutes.
Elgin weren't finished though and Smith got them back on terms nine minutes later, rifling in a 25-yard shot that found the net off a post.
However, the game was settled when a swerving, 35-yard free-kick by Humphreys crashed down off the underside of the bar before bouncing into the net off keeper Andy Marriott.
Earlier in the tie, Town had taken a fourth minute lead through Scott McGregor's header that found the net off the inside of the post following Dave Wilson's cross but the Mancunians levelled as Scott McGregor netted on 23 minutes.
After a lively opening, a cross by Sam McNutt was palmed away by the visitors' keeper and rebounded into the net off Dave Gilbert's knee.
Arca played the ball in to his feet inside the box, Elliott had his back to goal but flicked the ball into the air with one touch before spinning to crash a left-foot volley into the net off the underside of the crossbar.
After a corner, Baldacchino saw his shot ricochet into the net off goalkeeper Smith.
John Toner missed an open-goal opportunity before Evans made it 2-0 after 31 minutes with a deflected shot into the net off a defender.