a strong net or the like held by firefighters or others to catch persons jumping from a burning building.
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How to use life net in a sentence
He saw Joe Strong and the other two Lascallas on the trapezes high up above the life net.Joe Strong, the Boy Fish | Vance Barnum
At last, however, he made his final swing, and dropped down into the life net amid the plaudits of the crowd.Joe Strong, the Boy Fish | Vance Barnum
For the firemen, at the word of command from their captain, had rushed forward with the life net.The Moving Picture Girls at Rocky Ranch | Laura Lee Hope
"And what a fine moving picture we all made holding that life net for you this afternoon," Cleo reminded her, laughingly.The Girl Scouts at Sea Crest | Lillian Garis
They may all take hold of the edges of the blanket and extend it as firemen do the life net.The Corner House Girls on a Houseboat | Grace Brooks Hill