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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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When he questioned the Utah resident fishing with him about this abnormality, he was told that the state regularly stocks one albino trout with every netful of rainbows, so the public can see that a stream has been stocked.
However, when trawlers land a netful of cod (unintended) they are forced to throw the fish (almost all of them by now dead) back into the sea, because they are banned from bringing them ashore.
Typically, Southport's Bob Andrews went along to the Shannon at Meelick, near Banagher, planning to catch a netful of roach and hybrids but was pestered by big fat pike.
Dec 26: Blackburn, lost 1-0: Liverpool again paid a hefty price for wasting a netful of chances.