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Meshwork vs. Network

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Meshworknoun

A net; an assembly of meshes.

‘A dense meshwork structure is formed.’;

Networknoun

A fabric or structure of fibrous elements attached to each other at regular intervals.

Meshworknoun

an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals

Networknoun

Any interconnected group or system

‘A network of roads crisscrossed the country.’;

Networknoun

A directory of people maintained for their advancement

‘To get a job in today's economy, it is important to have a strong network.’;

Networknoun

(broadcasting) A group of affiliated television stations that broadcast common programs from a parent company.

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Networknoun

Multiple computers and other devices connected together to share information

‘The copy machine is connected to the network so it can now serve as a printer.’;

Networkverb

(intransitive) To interact socially for the purpose of getting connections or personal advancement.

‘Many people find it worthwhile to network for jobs and information.’;

Networkverb

(transitive) To connect two or more computers or other computerized devices.

‘If we network his machine to the server, he will be able to see all the files.’;

Networkverb

(transitive) To interconnect a group or system.

Networkverb

To broadcast across an entire network of stations and affiliates at the same time.

Networknoun

A fabric of threads, cords, or wires crossing each other at certain intervals, and knotted or secured at the crossings, thus leaving spaces or meshes between them.

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Networknoun

Any system of lines or channels interlacing or crossing like the fabric of a net; as, a network of veins; a network of railroads.

Networknoun

A system of computers linked together by communications channels allowing the exchange of data between the linked computers.

Networknoun

A group of transmitting stations connected by communications channels that permit the same program to be broadcast simultaneously from multiple stations over a very wide area; as, the CBS television network;

Networknoun

Any arrangement of electrical devices or elements connected together by conducting wires; as, a power transmission network.

Networknoun

A group of buildings connected by means of transportation and communication between them, and controlled by a central organization for a common purpose; as, a book distribution network.

Networkverb

To take steps to make and cultivate the acquaintance of people who can be helpful to oneself, especially in finding new employment, advancing to a higher position in one's occupation, or exchanging information.

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Networkverb

To connect together into a network; as, to network computers; to network the printer with computers.

Networknoun

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’;

Networknoun

(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’;

Networknoun

an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals

Networknoun

a system of intersecting lines or channels;

‘a railroad network’; ‘a network of canals’;

Networknoun

(electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits

Networkverb

communicate with and within a group;

‘You have to network if you want to get a good job’;

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