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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.

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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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Depending on how the network gets data to the machines using it, everything going to and from a machine may also be seen by every other machine on the network.
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It is precisely because this Network appears so mundane, so ordinary that it remains largely invisible and entirely misunderstood.
NYIT students with dual-mode phones and the appropriate network security clearance can instantly utilize the college's WiFi network.
This links a remote user to an organization's network via its server or desktop PCs and provides full network access from any place with an Internet connection.
Louis University who asked to remain anonymous, gaining access to an unsecured Wi-Fi network is as easy as eavesdropping on a spoken conversation.
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It's a network that has to help us get to know each other.
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Social network analysis is a methodology used to analyze the relationships, ties, and communication occurring between actors by determining who has relationships with whom (Valente, 1995).
But if the contacts all tend to know the same people, then the number of people reached by network may be much smaller.

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