- a group of transmitting stations linked by wire or microwave relay so that the same program can be broadcast or telecast by all.
- a company or organization that provides programs to be broadcast over these stations: She was hired by the network as program coordinator.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- neturei karta,
- network analysis,
- network computer,
- network marketing,
Origin of network
Examples from the Web for network
Almost all of the network and cable news channels said that they would not be showing the cartoons either.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
These are dark times for network TV, but experiments like Galavant are the silver lining.
And some members of the Lizard Squad are now claiming that they were never trying to poison the network.
This short, shown between longer shows on the network and released online, is all of that and more.Star Wars Christmas Lights, Unedited Footage of a Bear, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Julia Louis-Dreyfus series is not just the funniest show on the network, it's the funniest show on TV.15 Enraging Golden Globe TV Snubs and Surprises: Amy Poehler, 'Mad Men' & More|Kevin Fallon|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He rebuilt the fortifications of Megiddo, thus securing the control of the network of roads which traversed Southern Syria.
This network of agreements existed until it was destroyed through the outbreak of the war.Albert Ballin|Bernhard Huldermann
There was then no network of railroads running over its vast territory as there is now.Tenting on the Plains|Elizabeth B. Custer
The place was a network of trenches with connecting passages, roofed over with timber, raupo, and toetoe reeds and earth.The adventures of Kimble Bent|James Cowan
Through it the launch of the Diomde threaded the network of the shipping.The Pursuit|Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
"net-like arrangement of threads, wires, etc.," 1550s, from net (n.) + work (n.). Extended sense of "any complex, interlocking system" is from 1839 (originally in reference to transport by rivers, canals, and railways). Meaning "broadcasting system of multiple transmitters" is from 1914; sense of "interconnected group of people" is from 1947.
1887, "to cover with a network," from network (n.). From 1940 as "to broadcast over a (radio) network;" 1972 in reference to computers; 1980s in reference to persons. Related: Networked; networking.