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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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* Pay attention and use great care when removing nets; Mary Jo Thaden of MDT and Associates points out that "netting always comes off second best in tugs-of-war between posts and tractors."
The financial management and development committee had alerted CoGS to the "potential suspension" of the Letting Down the Nets work due to lack of funds.
In laboratory tests, the altered microbes evaded the NETs with ease.
Is it crazy for a fisherman to leave his nets and boat behind and head for dry land?
Particularly now the confluence of elements maximizing the yield on investments in triple nets is temporal and of indefinite duration.
Some Japanese boats fishing for flying squid sank nets about 2 yards below the water's surface.
These pingers are designed to warn the porpoises away from nets.
Lapedes also says his group has beenasked to use the neural net to check some of the experimental data being collected for GenBank, a DNA library administered by Los Alamos.
Not unlike the Surrealists and Situationists, net.artists had from the beginning a penchant for publishing manifestos and firing off polemics-- which were often made available through publications such as Nettime's ZKP Series (www.
While some have noted similarities between electronic data interchange and net markets because they are both focused on easing business-data communications between firms, there are notable differences.
The training seminar ($129) essentially provides hands-on exercises in using the Internet, while the marketing course ($250) teaches participants how to sell their products or services effectively over the Net. In addition to having his own Web site, Jackson has created sites for some 11 small businesses looking to sell everything from T-shirts to newspapers online.