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Net

The gain or loss on a security sale as measured by the selling price of a security less the adjusted cost of acquisition.

Net

Profit or loss on a transaction. For example, in the sale of an asset, one calculates the net by taking the sale price and subtracting the outlay for buying or producing the asset. If the net is positive, one has made a profit; if it is negative, one has suffered a loss.

net

1. For the closing transaction in a security, the difference between net proceeds from the sale and the total outlay for the purchase.
2. See net income.
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There could be no more appropriate venue for Cole to record this milestone than at St James's Park after he scored goals by the netful for Newcastle in the Kevin Keegan era.
Well, whatever it is, it can't be hunger because I gave him a netful of hay on the way to the races," he said.
He pole fished on Oak Lodge with worm for a netful of ide.
After Greg Blundell gave his side the lead in the third minute with a well-taken goal from Steve Garvey's through pass - his first score at home this season - the former Vauxhall's striker missed a netful of chances.
Which is why seeing the likes of Steve Redgrave, Kim Barnett, Peter Shilton, Steve Ogrizovic and a whole netful of other mad goalkeepers carry on as professional sportsmen as long as they did fills me with awe .