Definitions for NETWORKˈnɛtˌwɜrk

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word NETWORK

Princeton's WordNet

  1. network, web(noun)

    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"

  2. network(noun)

    (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(noun)

    an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals

  4. network(noun)

    a system of intersecting lines or channels

    "a railroad network"; "a network of canals"

  5. network, electronic network(verb)

    (electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits

  6. network(verb)

    communicate with and within a group

    "You have to network if you want to get a good job"

GCIDE

  1. Network(n.)

    Hence: (Computers) A system of computers linked together by communications channels allowing the exchange of data between the linked computers.

  2. Network(n.)

    (Radio, Television) A group of transmitting stations connected by communications channels that permit the same program to be broadcast simultaneously from multiple stations over a very wide area; as, the CBS television network; also, the organization that controls the programming that is broadcast over such a network. Contrasted with a local station or local transmitter.

  3. Network(n.)

    (Electricity, Electronics) Any arrangement of electrical devices or elements connected together by conducting wires; as, a power transmission network.

  4. Network(n.)

    A group of buildings connected by means of transportation and communication between them, and controlled by a central organization for a common purpose; as, a book distribution network.

  5. network(v. i.)

    To take steps to make and cultivate the acquaintance of people who can be helpful to oneself, especially in finding new employment, advancing to a higher position in one's occupation, or exchanging information.

  6. network(v. t.)

    To connect together into a network; as, to network computers; to network the printer with computers.

Wiktionary

  1. network(Noun)

    A fabric or structure of fibrous elements attached to each other at regular intervals.

  2. network(Noun)

    Any interconnected group or system

    A network of roads crisscrossed the country.

  3. network(Noun)

    A directory of people maintained for their advancement

    To get a job in today's economy, it is important to have a strong network.

  4. network(Noun)

    Multiple computers and other devices connected together to share information

    The copy machine is connected to the network so it can now serve as a printer.

  5. network(Verb)

    To interact socially for the purpose of getting connections or personal advancement.

    Many people find it worthwhile to network for jobs and information.

  6. network(Verb)

    To connect two or more computers or other computerized devices.

    If we network his machine to the server, he will be able to see all the files.

  7. network(Verb)

    To interconnect a group or system.

  8. Origin: net + work

Webster Dictionary

  1. Network(noun)

    a fabric of threads, cords, or wires crossing each other at certain intervals, and knotted or secured at the crossings, thus leaving spaces or meshes between them

  2. Network(noun)

    any system of lines or channels interlacing or crossing like the fabric of a net; as, a network of veins; a network of railroads

Freebase

  1. Network

    Network is a 1976 American satirical film written by Paddy Chayefsky and directed by Sidney Lumet, about a fictional television network, UBS, and its struggle with poor ratings. The film stars Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, and Robert Duvall and features Wesley Addy, Ned Beatty, and Beatrice Straight. The film won four Academy Awards, in the categories of Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Original Screenplay. In 2000, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". In 2002, it was inducted into the Producers Guild of America Hall of Fame as a film that has "set an enduring standard for U.S. American entertainment". In 2006, Chayefsky's script was voted one of the top-ten screenplays by the Writers Guild of America, East. In 2007, the film was 64th among the 100 greatest American films as chosen by the American Film Institute, a ranking slightly higher than the one AFI had given it ten years earlier.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Network

    Conductors in parallel and crossing each other, with connections at the junctions. The term is sometimes so loosely applied as to include parallel conductors.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NETWORK' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1414

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NETWORK' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2269

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NETWORK' in Nouns Frequency: #502


Translations for NETWORK

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for NETWORK »

Translation

Find a translation for the NETWORK definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these NETWORK definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"NETWORK." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 1 Jul 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/NETWORK>.

Are we missing a good definition for NETWORK? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for NETWORK:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.