n. & v.
1. an arrangement of intersecting horizontal and vertical lines, like the structure of a net.
2 a complex system of railways, roads, canals, etc.
3 a group of people who exchange information, contacts, and experience for professional or social purposes.
4 a chain of interconnected computers, machines, or operations.
5 a system of connected electrical conductors.
6 a group of broadcasting stations connected for a simultaneous broadcast of a programme.
1. tr. broadcast on a network.
2 intr. establish a network.
3 tr. link (machines, esp. computers) to operate interactively.
4 intr. be a member of a network (see sense 3 of n.).