fish-net


fish-net
1) any net used to catch fishes
2) any material having the open mesh pattern of a fishnet, e.g. women\'s stockings
3) nothing to do with fish; computer slang for "first in, still here" referring to slowed or stopped processes, in this case on a network
4) the shape of the city of Wung-chun, China, laid out in this shape to be viewed from above. See also carp

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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