Meaning of NETWORK in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ netwɜ:(r)k ]
( networks, networking, networked)
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
A network of lines, roads, veins, or other long thin things is a large number of them which cross each other or meet at many points.
...Strasbourg, with its rambling network of medieval streets...
The uterus is supplied with a rich network of blood vessels and nerves.
N-COUNT : usu N of n
A network of people or institutions is a large number of them that have a connection with each other and work together as a system.
Distribution of the food is going ahead using a network of local church people and other volunteers...
He is keen to point out the benefits which the family network can provide.
N-COUNT : usu supp N , N of n
see also old-boy network
A particular network is a system of things which are connected and which operate together. For example, a computer network consists of a number of computers that are part of the same system.
...a computer network with 154 terminals...
Huge sections of the rail network are out of action.
N-COUNT : oft n N
see also neural network
A radio or television network is a company or group of companies that broadcasts radio or television programmes throughout an area.
An American network says it has obtained the recordings.
N-COUNT : usu supp N
When a television or radio programme is networked , it is broadcast at the same time by several different television companies.
Lumsdon would like to see his programme sold and networked...
He had once had his own networked chat show.
VERB : usu passive , be V-ed , V-ed
If you network , you try to meet new people who might be useful to you in your job. ( BUSINESS )
In business, it is important to network with as many people as possible on a face to face basis.
VERB : V with n , also V
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006