Definitions for: Network


[n] an interconnected or intersecting configuration or system of components; "there was a hole in the network where some of the strands were broken"; "he used a copper frame with copper meshing"
[n] communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same program simultaneously
[n] an intricately connected system of things or people; "a network of spies"; "a web of intrigue"
[v] communicate with and within a group; "You have to network if you want to get a good job"



Webster (1913) Definition: Net"work`, n.
1. A fabric of threads, cords, or wires crossing each other
at certain intervals, and knotted or secured at the
crossings, thus leaving spaces or meshes between them.

2. Any system of lines or channels interlacing or crossing
like the fabric of a net; as, a network of veins; a
network of railroads.

Synonyms: communications network, mesh, meshing, meshwork, net, reticulation, web

See Also: communicate, communication equipment, communication system, computer network, early warning system, espionage network, graticule, grid, intercommunicate, reference grid, reseau, reticle, reticule, reticulum, support system, system, system

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