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networks, plural;
  1. Connect as or operate with a network
    • - the stock exchanges have proven to be resourceful in networking these deals
  2. Link (machines, esp. computers) to operate interactively
    • - networked workstations
  3. Interact with other people to exchange information and develop contacts, esp. to further one's career
    • - the skills of networking, bargaining, and negotiation
  1. An arrangement of intersecting horizontal and vertical lines

  2. A complex system of roads, railroads, or other transportation routes
    • - a network of railroads
  3. A group or system of interconnected people or things
    • - a trade network
  4. A group of people who exchange information, contacts, and experience for professional or social purposes
    • - a support network
  5. A group of broadcasting stations that connect for the simultaneous broadcast of a program
    • - the introduction of a second TV network
    • - network television
  6. A number of interconnected computers, machines, or operations
    • - specialized computers that manage multiple outside connections to a network
    • - a local cellular phone network
  7. A system of connected electrical conductors

  1. an interconnected system of things or people; "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"
  2. communicate with and within a group; "You have to network if you want to get a good job"
  3. (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs; "the networks compete to broadcast important sports events"
  4. net: an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
  5. a system of intersecting lines or channels; "a railroad network"; "a network of canals"
  6. (electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
  7. The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), a non-profit trade association, was created in 1982 as the Association of Better Computer Dealers, Inc. (ABCD) by representatives of five microcomputer dealerships. ...
  8. Network is a studio album by Saga, their sixteenth album of new material and nineteenth album overall, discounting compilations and bootlegs. It was released worldwide on February 8, 2005. ...
  9. Democratic Electoral Network (Red Electoral Democratico) is a political party in Aruba. At the last elections for the Estates, 23 September 2005, the party won 7 % of the popular vote and 1 out of 21 seats.
  10. Network is the name of three unrelated fictional characters in the Marvel Comics universe. One is a teleporting villain, the others are both superheroines with the power to communicate with and/or manipulate machines.
  11. Network is a 1976 American satirical film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about a fictional television network, Union Broadcasting System (UBS), and its struggle with poor ratings. ...
  12. NETWORK is a national Catholic social justice lobbying group based in Washington, DC NETWORK was founded on December 17, 1971 by forty-seven Catholic nuns as a group dedicated to ensuring "justice for all. ...
  13. A fabric or structure of fibrous elements attached to each other at regular intervals; Any interconnected group or system; A directory of people maintained for their advancement; Multiple computers and other devices connected together to share information; To interact socially for the purpose ...
  14. (networking) the act of working using computer network; the act of connecting computers into network; the act of meeting new people in a business or social context
  15. (networked (cinematic media)) Networked media benefits from the “economy of individual production, its open distributed modalities of consumption, its ideological freedom and idiosyncratic formal characteristics… ...
  16. Networking means joining or linking devices such as computers. A local area network (LAN) is a collection of computers and other devices connected through some medium that transmits mostly data. ...
  17. (Networking) establishing an informal set of contacts among people with common social and business interests as a source of prospects, for the exchange of information, and for support.
  18. (Networking) Using your contacts - friends, relatives, lecturers and developing and maintaining this wide range of contacts to help you to tap into the hidden job market. Hundreds of jobs go unadvertised every week, filled by networking and word of mouth.
  19. (Networking) Getting to know others. You network with other business owners, directors, potential customers and current customers.
  20. (Networking) the process of building up a network of contacts by meeting and talking to people
  21. (NETWORKING) The art of cultivating and developing contacts for the purpose of finding jobs.
  22. (Networking) (1) Connecting with people of like interests for the purpose of uncovering opportunities, identifying landmines and learning of best practices. (2) The ability to tie more than one component together through protocols (e.g. TCP/IP)
  23. (Networking) Algorithms and protocols for reliably communicating data across different shared or dedicated media, often including error correction.
  24. (Networking) An activity which aims to set-up linkages and arrangements which would be of mutual benefit to parties concerned.
  25. (Networking) Broadening your career prospects and contacts through development of relationships with peers, colleagues, professors, friends, and industry associations and events.