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(.NET Software Development Kit) The developer's toolkit for Microsoft's .NET platform. It includes all the routines necessary to create and test .NET applications. See .NET.


(1) (.NET) A software platform for building Microsoft applications. See .NET Framework.

(2) (.NETwork) A top-level Internet domain used by carriers, ISPs and other communications-oriented organizations. Both .net and .com domains are sometimes used by the same company. For example, Comcast uses as a general-purpose news and entertainment portal, while is used for its products and services. However, the domain is not restricted, and anyone can register a .net domain, even if they have nothing to do with communications. See Internet domain name.

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