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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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More football pitches than you could shake a stick at, and a magical 10 childhood minutes after every Saturday workies game when you could score goals into an actual real goal net before a bloke on a tractor would come to scatter everyone away and take the nets down.
Mr Ibbitson said: "Last year, they took the nets down and we argued but lost.
It's still very much a working fishing village where you can watch the fishermen unloading their nets down at the harbour every day.
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.