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Noun: network  'net,wurk
  1. An interconnected system of things or people
    "he owned a network of shops"; "retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life";
    - web
  2. (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    "the networks compete to broadcast important sports events"
  3. An open fabric of string, rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    - net, mesh, meshing, meshwork
  4. A system of intersecting lines or channels
    "a railway network"; "a network of canals"
  5. (electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
    - electronic network
Verb: network  'net,wurk
  1. Interact socially for the purpose of finding useful contacts or personal advancement
    "You have to network if you want to get a good job"
  2. Connect two or more computers or other devices

Derived forms: networks, networking, networked

Type of: cloth, communicate, communication equipment, communication system, fabric, intercommunicate, material, scheme, system, textile

Encyclopedia: Network