His net approval rating in the latest opinion poll stood at -31.
On June 3, Jones came in with 85 percent support for McDaniel, a net gain of just over 9,000 votes.
Resurrecting a true Glass-Steagall barrier is like taking away the net.
The iPad told a similar story: 58 million units sold and $32 billion in net sales in 2012, and 59 percent year-over-year growth.
Because Lee also happens to be one of the 50 richest members of Congress, with a net worth close to $9 million.
I felt that he was drawing a net about me, out of which I might not be able to struggle.
If he's caught in a net he hangs there for hours, slowly strangled.
Also a way to the sea, and a net, for them to fish together.
When Hephæstus caught Ares and Aphrodite in his net the gods all enjoyed the joke.
At one of the stakes we built a bough house so that the rope from the net would pass through the house.
Old English net "netting, network, spider web, mesh used for capturing," also figuratively, "moral or mental snare or trap," from Proto-Germanic *natjan (cf. Old Saxon net, Old Norse, Dutch net, Swedish nät, Old High German nezzi, German Netz, Gothic nati "net"), originally "something knotted," from PIE *ned- "to twist, knot" (cf. Sanskrit nahyati "binds, ties," Latin nodus "knot," Old Irish nascim "I bind, oblige").
"remaining after deductions," 1510s, from earlier sense of "trim, elegant, clean, neat" (c.1300), from Old French net "clean, pure," from Latin nitere "to shine, look bright, glitter" (see neat). Meaning influenced by Italian netto "remaining after deductions." As a noun, 1910.
"to capture in a net," early 15c., from net (n.). Related: Netted; netting.
"to gain as a net sum," 1758, from net (adj.). Related: Netted; netting.
The Internet: Like many newcomers to the ''net,'' which is what people call the global web that connects more than thirty thousand on-line networks (1990s+ Computers)
in use among the Hebrews for fishing, hunting, and fowling. The fishing-net was probably constructed after the form of that used by the Egyptians (Isa. 19:8). There were three kinds of nets. (1.) The drag-net or hauling-net (Gr. sagene), of great size, and requiring many men to work it. It was usually let down from the fishing-boat, and then drawn to the shore or into the boat, as circumstances might require (Matt. 13:47, 48). (2.) The hand-net or casting-net (Gr. amphiblestron), which was thrown from a rock or a boat at any fish that might be seen (Matt. 4:18; Mark 1:16). It was called by the Latins funda. It was of circular form, "like the top of a tent." (3.) The bag-net (Gr. diktyon), used for enclosing fish in deep water (Luke 5:4-9). The fowling-nets were (1) the trap, consisting of a net spread over a frame, and supported by a stick in such a way that it fell with the slightest touch (Amos 3:5, "gin;" Ps. 69:22; Job 18:9; Eccl. 9:12). (2) The snare, consisting of a cord to catch birds by the leg (Job 18:10; Ps. 18:5; 116:3; 140:5). (3.) The decoy, a cage filled with birds as decoys (Jer. 5:26, 27). Hunting-nets were much in use among the Hebrews.