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Please explain netstat numbers

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netstat -ant |  wc 

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Returns this:
   933    5600   83001
What does the first number represent?
What does the second number represent?
What does the third number represent?
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The number of lines, the number of words and the number of characters about the out of the command netstat -ant
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If this is a homework question, the way to figure it out yourself, next time, would be
$ man netstat
(press 'q' to quit out of the manual viewer) and
$ man wc

e.g. the first line of the wc manual says with no parameters wc outputs the newline count, word count and byte count of the input file.
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The first number is the total number of lines in the output of netstat -ant command, i.e., 933.
The second number is the total number of words in the output of netstat -ant command, i.e., 5600.
The third number is the total number of characters in the output of netstat -ant command, i.e.,    83001
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