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1. gill

noun. ['ˈgɪl'] respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water.

Synonyms

  • external gill
  • respiratory organ
  • branchia
  • ceras

Etymology

  • gile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gile (Anglo-Norman)
  • gille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gil (Old Norse)

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  • minuet
  • luncheonette
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  • clarinet
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  • silhouette
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2. gill

noun. ['ˈgɪl'] a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters.

Synonyms

  • Imperial capacity unit
  • fluidounce
  • fluid ounce
  • pint

Etymology

  • gile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gile (Anglo-Norman)
  • gille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gil (Old Norse)

3. gill

noun. ['ˈgɪl'] a United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces.

Synonyms

  • fluid ounce
  • cup
  • United States liquid unit

Etymology

  • gile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gile (Anglo-Norman)
  • gille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gil (Old Norse)

4. net

adjective. ['ˈnɛt'] remaining after all deductions.

Synonyms

  • nett
  • take-home

Antonyms

  • disadvantage
  • unprofitableness
  • good fortune

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. net

noun. ['ˈnɛt'] a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange.

Synonyms

  • cyberspace
  • internet

Antonyms

  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. net

noun. ['ˈnɛt'] a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects.

Synonyms

  • fishing net
  • brail
  • trap

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect
  • attach
  • stay

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. net

verb. ['ˈnɛt'] make as a net profit.

Synonyms

  • earn
  • make
  • realise
  • clear
  • gain
  • pull in
  • bring in
  • profit
  • take in
  • benefit
  • sack up
  • realize

Antonyms

  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality
  • unworldly
  • mental

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. net

adjective. ['ˈnɛt'] conclusive in a process or progression.

Synonyms

  • final
  • ultimate

Antonyms

  • break even
  • lose
  • unprofitability

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. net

noun. ['ˈnɛt'] the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses).

Synonyms

  • net profit
  • filthy lucre
  • windfall profit
  • income
  • profit
  • portion
  • part
  • gross profit
  • gross profit margin
  • percentage
  • share
  • earning per share
  • margin
  • markup
  • net income
  • profits
  • cleanup
  • accumulation
  • killing
  • quick buck
  • dividend
  • fast buck
  • lucre

Antonyms

  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution
  • decrease

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. net

noun. ['ˈnɛt'] a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey).

Synonyms

  • cage

Antonyms

  • losings
  • fauna

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word gill-net


1. Noun Phrase
Some particular areas of concern are the type of equipment, whether it is a long line, gill net, rod, spotting from an airplane and/or using multiple boats.

2. Noun Phrase
But, in spite of the technology, repairing casting nets, gill nets and dip nets is still done by hand.

3.
Noun Phrase
Fishing methods like blast fishing,
gill net**s and certain other fish traps destroy other organisms that larger species feed on.

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