Net tonnage
Net Net, a. [F. See {Neat} clean.] 1. Without spot; pure; shining. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Her breast all naked as net ivory. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. Free from extraneous substances; pure; unadulterated; neat; as, net wine, etc. [R.] [1913 Webster]

3. Not including superfluous, incidental, or foreign matter, as boxes, coverings, wraps, etc.; free from charges, deductions, etc; as, net profit; net income; net weight, etc. [Less properly written {nett}.] [1913 Webster]

{Net tonnage} (Naut.), the tonnage of a vessel after a deduction from the gross tonnage has been made, to allow space for crew, machinery, etc. [1913 Webster]


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