netting netting  /ˈnɛ tɪŋ/


  1. (n) a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
  2. (n) a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
  3. (n) the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
  4. (n) a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)
  5. (n) game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton
  6. (n) an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
  7. (v) make as a net profit
  8. (v) yield as a net profit
  9. (v) construct or form a web, as if by weaving
  10. (v) catch with a net
  11. (adj) remaining after all deductions
  12. (adj) conclusive in a process or progression
  13. (n) a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
  14. (n) creating nets

Derived Word(s)


  1. The state's superdelegates would then be able to vote in Denver, likely netting Clinton a few more delegates.
  2. A mosquito netting kept off the vicious flies, and as they talked, the star-studded African twilight fell and native drums kept up an insistent rhythm.
  3. The second post consisted of a foot-thick reinforced concrete frame smothered with sandbags and camouflage netting and bolstered by Hesco blast protection walls.


  1. Video: Abby Wambach sets scoring record

    Abby Wambach broke Mia Hamm's international soccer scoring record by netting four goals for the U.S. national team against South Korea.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  2. Abby Wambach Breaks Mia Hamm Record For Most Goals [Video]

    Abby Wambach broke Mia Hamm’s record for international career goals tonight after netting four shots against South Korea. Wambach now has 160 career goals during international games, two more than Mia Hamm. According to the Huffington Post, Wambach scored three times during the first 29 minutes. She scored her record breaking goal on a line-drive... Read more » Abby Wambach Breaks Mia Hamm ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Abby Wambach breaks international goal-scoring record

    Abby Wambach entered Thursday night's game against South Korea behind Mia Hamm by two goals on the all-time international scoring list, with 156 goals. It took her just 29 minutes to score a hat trick and surpass Mia Hamm's record, netting her 159th career international goal in 206 appearances with a brilliant header on a corner kick. The USWNT started targeting Wambach from the beginning ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: SB Nation


  1. "We cannot accept to have in our country women who are prisoners behind netting, cut off from all social life, deprived of identity," Sarkozy said
    on Jun 22, 2009 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: AFP

  2. Now, home is "a hammock strung between two posts, covered with mosquito netting and with tent above that serves as a roof," Betancourt wrote her mother. "I have a shelf for my things, which is to say a backpack for clothing and the Bible that...
    on Dec 23, 2007 By: Ingrid Betancourt Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I saw him winding up to take the shot but then I lost it," Thomas said. "I heard it hit the crossbar, then I heard the crowd cheer so I thought it didn't go in, I thought it went up in the netting. I couldn't see the puck because it was...
    on Apr 15, 2007 By: Tim Thomas Source: 940 News

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