System vs Net - What's the difference?

system | net |


As nouns the difference between system and net

is that system is system while net is grandson.

system

English

(wikipedia system)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A collection of organized things; a whole composed of relationships among its members.
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  • # (label) A set of equations involving the same , which are to be solved simultaneously.
  • # (medicine) The body organs that contribute to a vegetative function.
  • # (label) A set of staffs that indicate instruments or sounds that are to be played simultaneously.
  • A method or way of organizing or planning.
  • *
  • As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish, but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
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  • # (derogatory) In the system : the mainstream culture, elites, or government of a state, or a combination of them, seen as oppressive to the individual.
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  • Synonyms

    * apparatus, arrangement, complex, composition, logistics, machinery, organization, set up, synthesis, structure

    Derived terms

    * binary system * biological system * closed system * complex adaptive system * complex system * computer system * conceptual system * Copernican system * cultural system * dynamical system * economic system * ecosystem * expert system * formal system * global positioning system * information system * isolated system * legal system * metric system * multi-agent system * nervous system * open system * operating system * out of one's system * physical system * political system * Ptolemaic system * sensory system * social system * sociotechnical system theory * solar system * subsystem * system dynamics * systems art * systems biology * systems categories * systems ecology * systems engineering * systems of measurement * systems science * systems theory

    See also

    * network

    Statistics

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    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