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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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The hosts won 1-0 thanks to Serhiy Nazarenko's 30th minute shot which was diverted into the net off Ashley Cole.
Earlier in the tie, Town had taken a fourth minute lead through Scott McGregor's header that found the net off the inside of the post following Dave Wilson's cross but the Mancunians levelled as Scott McGregor netted on 23 minutes.
It took a 61st-minute own goal to get Boston back in the game, as Jamie Clarke drove the ball hard across the Carlisle box and it ricocheted into the net off Chris Billy.
Rosyth took the lead after just six minutes when Andy Lawson's 40-yard free-kick eluded everyone to skid into the net off a post.
Davison completed missed Kevin Watson's back pass as he tried to clear and the ball trickled into the net off his ankle.
The win was sealed when Alloa's Andrew Brown challenged home keeper Neil Inglis and the ball dropped into the net off the bar.
MARINE experts have called off their final aerial search for a Minke whale caught up in a fishing net off the coast of west Wales.
Alexander jumped with goalkeeper Peter Keen, and the ball rebounded into the net off the Hull striker.
Justin Wickham fired the hosts ahead after 22 minutes, when his angled drive found the net off the far post, but the visitors levelled by half-time.
Verbeek scored the first period's only goal when he flipped the puck in from behind the net off the back of Potvin's pads.
Boyce brilliantly clipped a low shot past the keeper after Scullion had sent him on his way with 78 minutes gone, the ball rolling into the net off the inside of a post.
The dominant Seasiders put the game to bed with two further goals after an hour with Hudson's looping header from Craig Veart's towering corner finding the net off the post.