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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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Colin Smith 86, nett 66, led the way in Division Two on Sunday from Neil Cousins 85, nett 68, Patton 84, nett 68, and Clive Rattenbury 88, nett 68.
Omega-2 (Michell Wie -- pro from US, Abdul Fattah Sharaf, Sharam Shamsaee, Amerjeet Radhia) -- nett 60
While engaged with the enemy, Nett managed to kill seven Japanese using his rifle and bayonet.
Third place ( after a count back ( went to Susan Turner from Hexham with a nett 77.
Yaseen Le Falher won the junior category with a score of 74 nett.
His nett 62 off a handicap of 23 won him the shield by two strokes and reduced his handicap by three shots.
Barry Hobday was runner-up with a nett score of 74.
Muscat : Ayse Kazdal won the Ladies A & E monthly medal with a nett score of 78, just one stroke ahead of Ans Goosens on 79 nett.
The B Division winner was Mike Everett 82, nett 67, by virtue of a better back nine than Cameron Amaira 80, nett 67 with Glenn Coleman 81, nett 68, third.
The Nett Warrior Radios are scheduled to begin delivery in the first quarter of 2013.
Ladies Texas Scramble: 1st B Dennis, D Johnston & M Wynn nett 68.
Over at Builth Wells, Ross won the U15 boys' nett section with a sparkling 61 off his handicap of 14, while Otto progressed as runner-up in the U13 boys' stableford with 37 points.