Meaning of NETWORK in English

■ noun

1》 an arrangement of intersecting horizontal and vertical lines.

2》 a group or system of interconnected people or things.

↘a complex system of railways, roads, etc.

↘a group of broadcasting stations that connect for the simultaneous broadcast of a programme.

↘a number of interconnected computers, machines, or operations.

↘a system of connected electrical conductors.

■ verb

1》 connect as or operate with a ~.

↘ Brit. broadcast on a ~.

↘link (computers) to operate interactively.

2》 [often as noun ~ing ] interact with others to exchange information and develop useful contacts.


~able adjective

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