"network" in the noun sense
1. network, web
an interconnected system of things or people
"he owned a network of shops"
"retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life"
"tangled in a web of cloth"
broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
"the networks compete to broadcast important sports events"
3. net, network, mesh, meshing, meshwork
an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
a system of intersecting lines or channels
"a railroad network"
"a network of canals"
5. network, electronic network
electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
"network" in the verb sense
communicate with and within a group
"You have to network if you want to get a good job"
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