- the act or process of making nets
- the action or right of fishing with nets
- netted material
- An openwork fabric; a net.
- The act or process of making a net.
- The act or process of fishing with a net.
(countable and uncountable, plural nettings)
- Something that acts as, or looks like, a net.
- Usage (1965): Chapter 2. "Army Air Defense Control Systems". U. S. Army Air Defense Digest (Hinman Hall, Fort Bliss, Texas: U. S. Army Air Defense School): p. 17. January 1965. Retrieved 2011-09-20. "The term “radar netting" (fig 43) describes the process by which track data derived from several additional or remote radars are gathered at a single center to produce an integrated set of meaningful target information".
- (UK, dialect, dated) urine
- Present participle of net.
Variant of net
- a fabric made from string, cord, etc., loosely knotted or woven in an openwork pattern and used to trap or snare birds, fish, etc.
- anything that catches or entraps; trap; snare
- any of various devices made of meshed fabric, used to hold, protect, or mark off something: a hairnet, tennis net
- a fine, meshed, lacelike cloth, used to make curtains, trim garments, etc.
- network ( & )
- Volleyball, Tennis, etc. a ball or shuttlecock that hits the net, whether or not it goes overin full net ball
- Comput., Informal Internet: with the
Origin of netMiddle English ; from Old English nett, akin to German netz, Gothic nati ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ned-, to twist together from source Classical Latin nodus, a knot
transitive verbnetted, netting
- to make into net or a net
- to make with net
- to trap or snare with or as with a net
- to protect, shelter, or enclose with or as with a net
- Volleyball, Tennis, etc. to hit (the ball or shuttlecock) into the net
to make nets or network