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Definition 1: an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for network in the sense of this definition

(network is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

(... is a kind of network ) mesh netting made of wires

(... is a kind of network ) a fine (often starched) net used for veils or tutus or gowns

(... is a kind of network ) a wire net to stop sparks from an open fireplace or smokestack

(... is a kind of network ) an ornamental net in the shape of a bag that confines a woman's hair; pins or ties at the back of the head

(... is a kind of network ) a net hung between ship and pier while loading a ship

(... is a kind of network ) a large strong net to catch circus acrobats who fall or jump from a trapeze

(... is a kind of network ) a net or mesh foundation for lace

(... is a kind of network ) a small net that some women wear over their hair to keep it in place

(... is a kind of network ) a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave

(... is a kind of network ) a galvanized wire network with a hexagonal mesh; used to build fences

(network is a part of ...) the part of a network that connects other networks together

"the backbone is the part of a communication network that carries the heaviest traffic"

Definition 2: (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where network or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

(network is a kind of ...) facility consisting of the physical plants and equipment for disseminating information

(network belongs to category ...) taking part in a radio or tv program

Definition 3: (electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for network in the sense of this definition

(network is a kind of ...) instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity

"he bought a new stereo system" "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"

(... is a kind of network ) (computer science) a network of computers

(... is a kind of network ) a network of radar installations designed to detect enemy missiles or aircraft while there is still time to intercept them

(... is a kind of network ) an extensive electronic network (such as the internet) used for the rapid transfer of sound and video and graphics in digital form

(network belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices

Definition 4: a system of intersecting lines or channels - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where network or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a railroad network
  • a network of canals

(network is a kind of ...) instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity

"he bought a new stereo system" "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"

(... is a kind of network ) a network of fine lines used by astronomers as a reference for measurements on star photographs

(... is a kind of network ) a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument

(... is a kind of network ) an arrangement resembling a net or network

"the reticulation of a leaf" "the reticulation of a photographic emulsion"

Definition 5: an interconnected system of things or people - [noun denoting group]

Samples where network or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for network in the sense of this definition

(network is a kind of ...) a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole

"a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"

(... is a kind of network ) any fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)

(... is a kind of network ) a network of spies

(... is a kind of network ) an exclusive informal network linking members of a social class or profession or organization in order to provide connections and information and favors (especially in business or politics)

"professional women have developed an old boy network of their own"

(... is a kind of network ) a network of facilities and people who interact and remain in informal communication for mutual assistance; a network that enables you to live in a certain style

Definition 6: communicate with and within a group - [verb of communication]

Samples where network or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(network is a kind of ...) transmit thoughts or feelings

"He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"

(network belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

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