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Netting

netting

1. The act or process of making nets or network, or of forming meshes, as for fancywork, fishing nets, etc.

2. A piece of network; any fabric, made of cords, threads, wires, or the like, crossing one another with open spaces between.

3. A network of ropes used for various purposes, as for holding the hammocks when not in use, also for stowing sails, and for hoisting from the gunwale to the rigging to hinder an enemy from boarding. Netting needle, a kind of slender shuttle used in netting. See Needle.

Origin: From Net.


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by AstusAleator
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The Fiber Disease

... white spinning object on top of the one women's head, you will see purple and yellow things being pulled up, you can see her face is covered in a netting, and to her left you will see a huge beige object. blow up the little black and white photos in the back of the book and you can see that their ...

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Tue Dec 05, 2006 1:29 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... . . . . For instance, in North West Guyana, up to 16% of the village fishing still prefer to fish with poisons despite the superiority of modern netting materials and prohibition by law (van Andel,2000). A multitude of plant species are known to possess compounds toxic to fish, and evidence has ...

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Sat Nov 04, 2006 7:00 am
 
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