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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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This can range from showering a spot with a netful! of live pilchards or cut mullet chunks, to a full scale dumping of dead fish, handfuls of crustaceans and cleaned carcasses.
Bell has quickly become a favourite himself in the Pitmens' ranks with a netful of goals after his summer capture but the 17-goal forward is the first to admit he has yet to walk off a pitch feeling wholly satisfied with his efforts.
What if Fowler goes on to score a netful of goals for Leeds, which helps them deny Liverpool the championship?
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.