Definition of Netting

1. Noun. A net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave.

Exact synonyms: Gauze, Veiling
Specialized synonyms: Cheesecloth, Gossamer
Generic synonyms: Mesh, Meshing, Meshwork, Net, Network
Derivative terms: Gauzy

2. Noun. Creating nets.
Generic synonyms: Weaving
Derivative terms: Net

Definition of Netting

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

2. n. Urine.

Definition of Netting

1. Noun. Something that acts as, or looks like, a net. ¹

2. Noun. (UK dialect dated) urine ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of ''net'') ¹

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Definition of Netting

1. a net [n -S]

Medical Definition of Netting

1. 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Netting

netted melon
netting (current term)
nettle-leaved bellflower
nettle-leaved goosefoot
nettle family
nettle rash
nettle tree
nettleleaf goosefoot

Literary usage of Netting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pyaments, Clearance, and Settlement: A Guide to the Systems, Risks, and Issues by Nolani T. Traylor, Tamara E. Cross, Nancy Eibeck, Robert Pollard (1998)
"Bilateral and multilateral netting of payments in foreign exchange transactions can reduce the ... Bilateral netting can be arranged between any two banks. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"In 4 the netting was later removed on account of a persistent serous or ... The z-rays have been employed to determine whether the netting was intact and ..."

3. IRS Restructuring: Congressional Hearings edited by William V. Roth, Jr. (1999)
"The Service's current policy with respect to interest netting is fundamentally unfair, both because of the manner in which the Service makes interest ..."

4. The Hand-book of Needlework by Lambert (F.), Miss A Lambert (1842)
"In the next row. use the small mesh, put the silk round the fingers as in plain netting, pass the needle through the finger loop, into the first stitch, ..."

5. A Community Arithmetic by Brenelle Hunt (1916)
"MOSQUITO netting Mosquito netting comes in rolls whose widths run from 16'' to ... 50 ft. of 18" netting. How much will be charged for the following lengths ..."

6. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1892)
"The Old Turnpike Gate—Derivation of the Name of netting Hill—The Manor of netting or Nutting Barns—Present Aspect of netting Hill—Old Inns and ..."

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