Definitions for NETWORKˈnɛtˌwɜrk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any combination of intersecting or interconnecting filaments, lines, passages, etc.:
a network of veins; a network of caves.
a group of transmitting stations linked by wire or microwave relay so that the same radio or television program can be broadcast by all. a company or organization that provides the programs for these stations.
any system or group of interrelated or interconnected elements esp. over a large area:
a network of supply depots.
a netting or net.
a computer or telecommunications system linked to permit exchange of information.
Category: Telegraphy and Telephony, Computers
an association of individuals having a common interest and often providing mutual assistance, information, etc.
(v.i.)to engage in networking, so as to advance esp. one's career.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(v.t.)to place in or connect to a network.
Category: Telegraphy and Telephony
to organize into a network.
Category: Radio and Television
to cover with or as if with a network.
Category: Radio and Television
Origin of network:
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"
net, network, mesh, meshing, meshwork(noun)
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"
network, electronic network(verb)
(electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
communicate with and within a group
"You have to network if you want to get a good job"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a group of connected things
a road/rail network; a computer network
a group of people who work or socialize with each other
She's a member of a working mothers' network.
a large TV company broadcasting to a very large area
to get to know people who could help you in your career
Conferences are a great chance to network.
to connect computers with each other
Is the office networked?; You have to be good at networking to succeed.
A fabric or structure of fibrous elements attached to each other at regular intervals.
Any interconnected group or system
A network of roads crisscrossed the country.
A directory of people maintained for their advancement
To get a job in today's economy, it is important to have a strong network.
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.
To interact socially for the purpose of getting connections or personal advancement.
Many people find it worthwhile to network for jobs and information.
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.
To interconnect a group or system.
Origin: net + work
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
any system of lines or channels interlacing or crossing like the fabric of a net; as, a network of veins; a network of railroads
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
Conductors in parallel and crossing each other, with connections at the junctions. The term is sometimes so loosely applied as to include parallel conductors.
Translations for NETWORK
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
anything in the form of a net, ie with many lines crossing each other
A network of roads covered the countryside.
- شَبَكَة عَمَلArabic
- redePortuguese (BR)
- das NetzGerman
- जालमार्गों का, रेडियो, टेलीविजन तंत्रHindi
- net, kerfiIcelandic
- rete, sistemaItalian
- 그물 모양의 것Korean
- tīkls; tīklojumsLatvian
- nett(verk), vevNorwegian
- ağ, şebekeTurkish
- 網狀物Chinese (Trad.)
- جال نماUrdu
- mạng lướiVietnamese
- 网状物Chinese (Simp.)
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