- network [net′wʉrk΄]n.[ NET1 + WORK]1. any arrangement or fabric of parallel wires, threads, etc. crossed at regular intervals by others fastened to them so as to leave open spaces; netting; mesh2. a thing resembling this in some way; specif.,a) a system of roads, canals, veins, etc. that connect with or cross one anotherb) a group, system, etc. of interconnected or cooperating individuals3. Comput.a) a system, as in a business or university, consisting of a computer, or computers, and connected terminals, printers, etc.; specif., a LOCAL AREA NETWORKb) a larger system encompassing interconnected computer systems, as from various businesses, universities, etc.4. Radio TVa) a chain of transmitting stations linked by cable, microwave relay, satellite, etc., usually sharing the same programsb) a company that produces programs to be broadcast over such a network5. the making of nets or netted fabricadj.broadcast over the stations of a networkvi.to develop contacts or exchange information with others, as to further a careervt.1. to organize or integrate into a network2. Radio TV to present on or broadcast over a networknetworkern.
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.