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Web meaning

web - 22 dictionary results

  1. 1. an interconnected system of things or people; " he owned a network of shops"; " retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life"; " tangled in a web of cloth"
  2. 2. A weaver.
  3. 3. That which is woven; a texture; textile fabric; esp., something woven in a loom.
  4. 4. A whole piece of linen cloth as woven.
  5. 5. The texture of very fine thread spun by a spider for catching insects at its prey; a cobweb.
  6. 6. Fig.: Tissue; texture; complicated fabrication.
  7. 7. A band of webbing used to regulate the extension of the hood.
  8. 8. A thin metal sheet, plate, or strip, as of lead.
  9. 9. The blade of a sword.
  10. 10. The blade of a saw.
  11. 11. The thin, sharp part of a colter.
  12. 12. The bit of a key.
  13. 13. A plate or thin portion, continuous or perforated, connecting stiffening ribs or flanges, or other parts of an object.
  14. 14. The thin vertical plate or portion connecting the upper and lower flanges of an lower flanges of an iron girder, rolled beam, or railroad rail.
  15. 15. A disk or solid construction serving, instead of spokes, for connecting the rim and hub, in some kinds of car wheels, sheaves, etc.
  16. 16. The arm of a crank between the shaft and the wrist.
  17. 17. The part of a blackmith's anvil between the face and the foot.
  18. 18. The membrane which unites the fingers or toes, either at their bases, as in man, or for a greater part of their length, as in many water birds and amphibians.
  19. 19. The series of barbs implanted on each side of the shaft of a feather, whether stiff and united together by barbules, as in ordinary feathers, or soft and separate, as in downy feathers. See Feather.
  20. 20. To unite or surround with a web, or as if with a web; to envelop; to entangle.
  21. 21. Pterygium; - called also webeye.
  22. 22. Anything woven: fabric made by spiders, & c.; skin between the toes of water- fowls.

web - examples of usage

  1. In that moment pistol- shots crashed across the cavern and a stream of bullets smashed the pulsing web of wires!
  2. Still it uncoils the precious golden web, And ceases not till, dying, it has closed Its own tomb o'er it.
  3. I will just whisper a word of warning before you play havoc with your web of destiny.
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