1. Work in which threads, wires, or similar materials, are
arranged in the fashion of a net;
. a light fabric made
of netted threads.
. An interconnected chain or system of
-- Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edn
. Anything reticulated or decussated at equal
distances, with interstices between the intersections.
-- Dr Samuel Johnson,
A Dictionary of the
is a system in which the components are
connected to each other such that a change in the state of one
component can have some effect on the states or connections of the
Tending Adam's Garden