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Definition of "network" []

  • An openwork fabric or structure in which cords, threads, or wires cross at regular intervals. (noun)
  • Something resembling an openwork fabric or structure in form or concept, especially: (noun)
  • A system of lines or channels that cross or interconnect: a network of railroads. (noun)
  • A complex, interconnected group or system: an espionage network. (noun)
  • An extended group of people with similar interests or concerns who interact and remain in informal contact for mutual assistance or support. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "network" in a sentence
  • "Android EVO 4G runs on 3G & 4G network,  iPhone runs only on 3G only,  has ZEROOOO 4G and can't run on any 4G network at all."
  • "The term network cloud is a jargon coined by DoCoMo as I mentioned at the outset."
  • "The term network of positive force (bsod-nams-kyi tshogs, collection of merit) appears as a technical term only in reference to an enlightenment-building network of positive potential, built up with bodhichitta and resulting in enlightenment."