Encyclopedia > Net

  Article Content

Net

Net is:

  • A device made by fibers woven in a grid-like structure, like fishing net, the goal in soccer and the court divider in tennis.
  • In computing, the word net is sometimes used to mean trapping device or network.
  • The Net (or the 'net) is a synonym for Internet. A fiction film The Net[?], a sort of horror movie about the Internet, was produced in the mid 1990s.
  • .NET, a Microsoft project for creating a platform for internet.
  • In mathematics, "net" is a concept in topology that generalizes sequences and allows unification of various notions of limit. See Net (mathematics).
  • A term meaning "after deductions". Compare: gross

This is a disambiguation page



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Pacific Ocean

... the total number in the rest of the world's oceans combined), almost all of which are found south of the equator. The Pacific covers an area of 179.7 million sq km (69.4 ...