Definitions of web

  1. To unite or surround with a web, or as if with a web; to envelop; to entangle.
  2. construct or form a web, as if by weaving
  3. Webbing.
  4. an intricately connected system of things or people; " a network of spies"; " a web of intrigue"
  5. the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft
  6. membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals
  7. a fabric ( especially a fabric in the process of being woven)
  8. an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving; " the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn"
  9. 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"
  10. A weaver.
  11. That which is woven; a texture; textile fabric; esp., something woven in a loom.
  12. A whole piece of linen cloth as woven.
  13. The texture of very fine thread spun by a spider for catching insects at its prey; a cobweb.
  14. Fig.: Tissue; texture; complicated fabrication.
  15. A band of webbing used to regulate the extension of the hood.
  16. A thin metal sheet, plate, or strip, as of lead.
  17. The blade of a sword.
  18. The blade of a saw.
  19. The thin, sharp part of a colter.
  20. The bit of a key.
  21. A plate or thin portion, continuous or perforated, connecting stiffening ribs or flanges, or other parts of an object.
  22. 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.
  23. A disk or solid construction serving, instead of spokes, for connecting the rim and hub, in some kinds of car wheels, sheaves, etc.
  24. The arm of a crank between the shaft and the wrist.
  25. The part of a blackmith's anvil between the face and the foot.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. Pterygium; - called also webeye.
  29. Anything woven; anything carefully contrived, as a plan or scheme; tissue or texture; a cobweb; the skin between the toes of many water birds, as a duck, etc.
  30. Anything woven: fabric made by spiders, & c.; skin between the toes of water- fowls.
  31. A membrane connecting the toes of an animal.
  32. Texture of threads; plexus; anything woven; anything like a web; the plexus of delicate threads spun and woven by the spider; a roll of paper, such as newspapers are printed from; a dusky film that forms over the eye and hinders the sight; suffusion; the blade of a sword; the thin partition on the inside of the rim and between the spokes of an iron sheave; the membrane which unites the toes of many water- fowls.
  33. The whole piece of cloth woven in a loom; a tissue or texture formed of threads interwined; a very fine texture spun by a spider for catching flies, as spider's web; the membrane which unites the toes of many water- fowl.
  34. The membrane stretching from toe to toe in swimming Birds; vexillum; the fine network of threads spun by Spiders.
  35. Webbed.
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