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1. A fabric of twine, thread, or the like, wrought or woven into meshes, and used for catching fish, birds, butterflies, etc.

2. Anything designed or fitted to entrap or catch; a snare; any device for catching and holding. A man that flattereth his neighbor spreadeth a net for his feet. (Prov. Xxix. 5) In the church's net there are fishes good or bad. (Jer. Taylor)

3. Anything wrought or woven in meshes; as, a net for the hair; a mosquito net; a tennis net.

4. (Science: geometry) A figure made up of a large number of straight lines or curves, which are connected at certain points and related to each other by some specified law.

Origin: AS. Net; akin to D. Net, OS. Net, netti, OHG. Nezzi, G. Netz, Icel. & Dan. Net, Sw. Nat, Goth. Nati; of uncertain origin.

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... researchers looked at endocrine inhibitors and toxicology for the answer to the frogs’ deformities. One scientist found that the frogs at the Ney pond were wintering in the Minnesota River, which would indicate that if toxins were being introduced in the river, the deformities in the young ...

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