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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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It would reveal drivers who fail to net down their loads properly, allowing plastic sheeting to fly out and could be used as evidence by Rugby Borough Council to take offenders to court, where they could be fined or have their vehicles impounded.
Fash's notion of hiding a potato peeler was strange enough but how he thought he would get away with a fishing net down his pants was anyone's guess.
Hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide were infected by the worm and slowed the net down to a crawl, causing problems with cash machines and other systems.
Robert Frost's favorite quip was that writing free verse is like "playing tennis with the net down.
In the most recent quarter the decline persisted, with the net down by almost 23% to $510,000 million.
All of the plusses and minuses on the Balance Sheet net down to the change in cash.
1-seed Martina Hingis, which was like oil and water with a net down the center.
Dawes will be able to keep his overheads for providing free calls to the Net down because he also owns a telecom company, Opel.
To keep the traffic on the Net down, I compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions and answers.