Rep vs Net - What's the difference?

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Rep is a related term of net.


As an initialism rep

is repose en paix/rip.

As a noun net is

grandson.

rep

English

(wikipedia rep)

Etymology 1

Clippings of various words beginning with "rep".

Noun

(en noun)
  • (countable)   .
  • Try not to make it easy for the tabloids to ruin your rep .
  • (weightlifting, countable)   .
  • I get a better bicep workout if I use less weight and more reps .
  • (countable)   .
  • When I requested tickets for Nassau, my rep just put me on hold.
    John Doe is a participant in the House of Rep s.
  • (theater, uncountable)   .
  • She did her time in reps before she made the grade in West End theatre.

    Verb

    (repp)
  • To represent; to act as a representative for.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=Hal G. Evarts, title=The Settling of the Sage, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Bentley, the man who repped for Slade, carried the air and the rest joined in. }}
  • * {{quote-news, year=1994, date=November 4, author=Bill Wyman, title=Evanston's New Music Hall/Veruca Salt Grow Up/Schmitsville, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=He left to help the Reader set up its national advertising arm, went back to Rolling Stone for five years, repped other magazines, and finally set up his own company, which currently scouts ads for the Atlantic, Spin, Discover, and a publication called Disney Adventures. }}
  • (knitting) repeat
  • * 2011 , Hannah Fettig, Closely Knit: Handmade Gifts For The Ones You Love (page 44)
  • Rep' neck dec EOR 4 times more, AND AT THE SAME TIME, ' rep armhole dec EOR 4 (4,5) times more

    Etymology 2

    Back-formation from (reps), misinterpreted as a plural.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (textiles) A fabric made of silk or wool, or of silk and wool, and having a transversely corded or ribbed surface.
  • * 1923 , Theodore Dreiser, The Color of a Great City
  • Underfoot is a rich brown marble from the shores of Lake Champlain. The wainscoting is of green rep and red Numidian marble.

    Anagrams

    * ----

    net

    English

    (NET)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A mesh of string, cord or rope.
  • A device made from such mesh, used for catching fish, butterflies, etc.
  • *
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage=Then there came a reg'lar terror of a sou'wester same as you don't get one summer in a thousand, and blowed the shanty flat and ripped about half of the weir poles out of the sand. We spent consider'ble money getting 'em reset, and then a swordfish got into the pound and tore the nets all to slathers, right in the middle of the squiteague season.}}
  • A device made from such mesh, generally used for trapping something.
  • Anything that has the appearance of such a device.
  • (by extension) A trap.
  • * Bible, Proverbs xxix. 5
  • A man that flattereth his neighbor spreadeth a net for his feet.
  • (geometry) Of a polyhedron, any set of polygons joined edge to edge that, when folded along the edges between adjoining polygons so that the outer edges touch, form the polyhedron.
  • A system that interconnects a number of users, locations etc. allowing transport or communication between them, e.g. computer ~, road ~, electricity distribution ~.
  • (sports) A framework backed by a mesh, serving as the goal in hockey, soccer, lacrosse, etc.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2010, date=December 29, author=Mark Vesty, work=BBC
  • , title= Wigan 2-2 Arsenal , passage=Wigan had N'Zogbia sent off late on but Squillaci headed into his own net to give the home side a deserved point.}}
  • (sports, tennis) A mesh stretched to divide the court in tennis, badminton, volleyball, etc.
  • Synonyms
    * (mesh) mesh, network * (used for catching or trapping) * snare, trap * (anything that has the appearance of a net) reticulation * (in geometry) development * (in computing) network
    Derived terms
    * fishnet * hairnet * hit the net * internet * netting * network * neural net * Petri net * safety net

    Verb

    (nett)
  • To catch by means of a net.
  • (figuratively) To catch in a trap, or by stratagem.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • And now I am here, netted and in the toils.
  • To enclose or cover with a net.
  • to net a tree
  • (football) To score (a goal).
  • Evans netted the winner in the 80th minute.
  • * 2012 , Chelsea 6-0 Wolves [http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/19632463]
  • Romeu then scored a penalty, Torres netted a header and Moses added the sixth from substitute Oscar's cross.
  • (tennis) To hit the ball into the net.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=June 28 , author=David Ornstein , title=Wimbledon 2011: Victoria Azarenka beats Tamira Paszek in quarters , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Azarenka whipped a sensational forehand around the net post to break for 2-0 in the second set, followed it up with a love hold and moved to 5-1 when Paszek netted a forehand.}}
  • To form network or netting; to knit.
  • Synonyms
    * (catch by means of a net) catch * (to trap) catch, ensnare, entrap, snare, trap

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) (m), (m), from (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (m). Compare (m), (m).

    Alternative forms

    * nett

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (obsolete) Good, desirable; clean, decent, clear.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.xii:
  • Her brest all naked, as net iuory, / Without adorne of gold or siluer bright
  • Free from extraneous substances; pure; unadulterated; neat.
  • net wine
  • Remaining after expenses or deductions.
  • net''' profit''; '''''net weight
  • Final; end.
  • net''' result''; '''''net conclusion
    Derived terms
    * net income * net loss * net weight

    Adverb

    (-)
  • after expenses or deductions
  • You'll have $5000 net .
    (after expenses or deductions) * German: (t) (trans-mid) (trans-bottom)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The amount remaining after expenses are deducted; profit.
  • Verb

    (nett)
  • To receive as profit.
  • The company nets $30 on every sale.
  • To yield as profit for.
  • The scam netted the criminals $30,000.
  • To fully hedge a position.
  • Every party is netting their position with a counter-party