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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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Table 1 Ethanol's Net Energy USDA estimate of the net energy gained from producing one liter of corn ethanol MJ/L Energy in one liter of ethanol 23.
Citing a 2004 USDA report titled The 2001 Net Energy Balance of Corn-Ethanol, the association claims that corn grain ethanol has an NEB of 67% rather than 25%.
Biodiesel also creates glycerin as a byproduct, which contributes to the net energy figure.
There is no alternative to conventional oil in terms of net energy, and it is net energy that drives the global economy.
Do windmills yield net energy with today's designs and life spans?
All net energy values we use now are estimated on very old numbers.
Of the total net energy consumption reported by the Census, electricity ranks first and accounted for 25% of the total consumption.
Identifying The Physical, Financial, And Organizational Needs To Develop An Approach That Supports Significant Grid Reductions And A Potential Zero Net Energy Neighborhood 4.
To reach zero net energy, the airport will comply with strict energy use intensity (EUI) targets for all capital projects, which will require the use of advanced energy technologies and innovative design.
During the March quarter, growth in Aboitiz Power's attributable net energy sold was flat at 3,448 gigawatt-hours (GWh).
Egypt turned from a net energy exporter to a net importer due to rising consumption, and the country is looking forward to self-sufficient by 2021 thanks to new oil and gas discoveries in various areas, especially the "super giant" Zohr natural gas field in Egypt's part of the Mediterranean Sea.
A selection advisory committee of energy experts and executives selected Baker due to his extensive energy-efficiency portfolio and development of The Weidt Group's Net Energy Optimizer (NEO[R]) software, among other achievements.