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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.

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Extending protective netting down foul lines is a ballpark-to-ballpark decision because of differing configurations, according to Manfred.
The Cubs sounded supportive of the White Sox' plans to extend netting down the foul lines to the foul poles at Guaranteed Rate Field.