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an open fabric woven of strands that are interlaced and knotted at usually regular intervals

to gain possession of, especially after a struggle or chase

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a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange

a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)

game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton

yield as a net profit

construct or form a web, as if by weaving

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catch with a net

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remaining after all deductions

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conclusive in a process or progression

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Opinions as to the result of their adventure were now freely hazarded by all the men, some declaring that the net came in as light as a feather, and others affirming that it seemed to be full of logs.
responded the steward: “ I say that, if that there net is foul, the devil is in the lake in the shape of a fish, for I cast it as far as ever rigging was rove over the quarter-deck of a flag-ship.
At this cheerful sound, Elizabeth strained her eyes and saw the ends of the two sticks on the seine emerging from the darkness, while the men closed near to each other, and formed a deep bag of their net.
The men rushed to the water’s edge, some seizing the upper rope, and some the lower or lead rope, and began to haul with great activity and zeal, A deep semicircular sweep of the little balls that supported the seine in its perpendicular position was plainly visible to the spectators, and, as it rapidly lessened in size, the bag of the net appeared, while an occasional flutter on the water announced the uneasiness of the prisoners it contained.
Fishes of various sorts were now to be seen, entangled in the meshes of the net, as it was passed through the hands of the laborers; and the water, at a little distance from the shore, was alive with the movements of the alarmed victims.
Pull heartily, boys,” cried Marmaduke, yielding to the excitement of the moment, and laying his hands to the net, with no trifling addition to the force.
Great care was observed in bringing the net to land, and, after much toil, the whole shoal of victims was safely deposited in a hollow of the bank, where they were left to flutter away their brief existence in the new and fatal element.
As the labor of drawing the net had been very great, he directed one party of his men to commence throwing the fish into piles, preparatory to the usual division, while another, under the superintendence of Benjamin, prepared the seine for a second haul.
As he pulled each fish out of the net, his mouth watered with the thought of the good dinner coming, and he said:
The Promar nets Morton uses have a pouch for bait that's designed to keep lobsters pecking at it and the bait away from fish and other predators.
Anglers have found rockfish, bass, rays and sculpin in their hoop nets.
Indeed, the Net may well serve as both vehicle and destination for your business's journey into the future.
It starts today on amazingly solid ground, with more than 90 million individuals and businesses connected to the Net.
Tens of thousands of individual professional and corporate users have been using Net Snippets' stable, well-established applications for years.
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