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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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Open up the rear door and you are faced with a massive luggage area with nets down the side to prevent smaller items rolling about in the boot area.
But everyone knows the biggest sin in football is walking off the pitch without helping take the nets down. What we saw on Monday was a man full of confidence keen to take a penalty and the regular taker giving him his blessing - end of.
Cook added: "He went down to Loughborough and bowled in the nets down there, which is the first time he has been able to that since his operation.
Mr Stevens added: "Whoever put the nets down must have thought that if there were dolphins around there must be plenty of fish too."
How many times can you take the same nets down and wipe the same bit of window without the neighbours realising what you're up to?