Definition for NET

NET, a. [Fr. net; It. netto. See Neat.]

  1. Neat; pure; unadulterated. [Little used.]
  2. Being without flaw or spot. [Little used.]
  3. Being beyond all charges or outlay; as, net profit.
  4. Being clear of all tare and tret, or all deductions as, net weight. It is sometimes written nett, but improperly. Net is properly a mercantile appropriation of neat.

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