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Entry Word: 1net
Function: noun
Text: 1 a fabric made of strands loosely twisted, knotted, or woven together at regular intervals <the basketball didn't go into the basket, it just hit the net>
Synonyms mesh, netting, network
Related Words web, webbing; grille (also grill), lattice, screen, screening; filigree, lace
2 a device or scheme for capturing another by surprise <a fish caught in the net> -- see TRAP 1
3 something that catches and holds <caught in a net of intrigues> -- see WEB 1