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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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Elgin weren't finished though and Smith got them back on terms nine minutes later, rifling in a 25-yard shot that found the net off a post.
However, the game was settled when a swerving, 35-yard free-kick by Humphreys crashed down off the underside of the bar before bouncing into the net off keeper Andy Marriott.
After a lively opening, a cross by Sam McNutt was palmed away by the visitors' keeper and rebounded into the net off Dave Gilbert's knee.
Arca played the ball in to his feet inside the box, Elliott had his back to goal but flicked the ball into the air with one touch before spinning to crash a left-foot volley into the net off the underside of the crossbar.
After a corner, Baldacchino saw his shot ricochet into the net off goalkeeper Smith.
Graeme Davies' sliced shot was deflected into the net off Neil Makinson to give Freshfield a fortunate lead, but then they never looked back.
John Toner missed an open-goal opportunity before Evans made it 2-0 after 31 minutes with a deflected shot into the net off a defender.
But on 88 minutes Phipp found the net off the underside of the bar and although Brown again reduced the deficit for the home side it was too little too late.
Man of the match Davin O'Neill, above, fired City into the lead with a drive that crashed into the net off the bar.
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.
"But then a local nutter streaked on to the pitch and tore the Iran net off. There was a 10-minute delay, we lost momentum and they scored twice to go through.