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Meaning of NETTING

Pronunciation:  'neting

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  creating netting
  2. [n]  a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave

NETTING is a 7 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: gauze, veiling
 See Also: cheesecloth, gossamer, mesh, net, weaving



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Net"ting\, n. [From {Net}, n.]
    1. The act or process of making nets or network, or of
       forming meshes, as for fancywork, fishing nets, etc.
    2. A piece of network; any fabric, made of cords, threads,
       wires, or the like, crossing one another with open spaces
    3. (Naut.) A network of ropes used for various purposes, as
       for holding the hammocks when not in use, also for stowing
       sails, and for hoisting from the gunwale to the rigging to
       hinder an enemy from boarding. --Totten.
    {Netting needle}, a kind of slender shuttle used in netting.
       See {Needle}, n., 3.
  2. \Net"ting\, n.
    Urine. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Mesh-like material of cables tied at contact points, used as a retardant revetment.
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