Net.police



/net-p*-lees’/ (Or “net police”, “net.cops”) Those Usenet readers who feel it is their responsibility to pounce on and flame any posting which they regard as offensive or in violation of their understanding of netiquette. Generally used sarcastically or pejoratively.
See also net.-, code police.
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  • Net-profit

    noun 1. the actual profit made on a business transaction, sale, etc., or during a specific period of business activity, after deducting all costs from gross receipts. noun 1. gross profit minus all operating costs not included in the calculation of gross profit, esp wages, overheads, and depreciation noun actual revenue after expenses in a […]



  • Netquette

    spelling It’s spelled “netiquette”. (1999-09-30)

  • Net realizable value

    noun 1. the net value of an asset if it were to be sold, taking into account the cost of making the sale and of bringing the asset into a saleable state NRV



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