NounWeb (plural Webs)
- The silken structure a spider builds using silk secreted from the spinnerets at the caudal tip of its abdomen; a spiderweb.
- The sunlight glistened in the dew on the web.
- Any interconnected set of persons, places, or things, which when diagrammed resembles a spider's web.
- Specifically, the World Wide Web (often capitalized Web).
- Let me search the web for that.
- (baseball) The part of a baseball mitt between the forefinger and thumb, the webbing.
- He caught the ball in the web.
- A latticed or woven structure.
- The gazebo's roof was a web made of thin strips of wood.
- The interconnection between flanges in structural members, increasing the effective lever arm and so the load capacity of the member.
- (rail transport) The thinner vertical section of a railway rail between the top (head) and bottom (foot) of the rail.
- A fold of tissue connecting the toes of certain birds.
- A duck paddles with its webbed feet.
- (manufacturing) A continuous strip of material carried by rollers during processing.
- (lithography) A long sheet of paper which is fed from a roll into a printing press, as opposed to individual sheets of paper.
- alternative capitalization of Web: the World Wide Web.
- I found it on the web.
- (intransitive) to construct or form a web
- (transitive) to cover with a web or network
- (transitive) to ensnare or entangle
- (transitive) to provide with a web
Adjectives for Web
singularly-formed; mysterious; bandana; tangled; dark; illuminated; contrapuntal; atrocious; unfinished; intricate; thick-spun; frail; luminous; wondrous; graceful-looking; braided.
Verbs for Web
avoid—; elude—; escape—; evade—; spin —; weave—; wreathe—; —ambushes; — attracts; —baits; —beguiles; —convolutes; —curves; —decussates; —enmeshes; —entangles; —entwines; —intersects; —lures; —reticulates; —snares; —traps; —vibrates.
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- The translations below need to be checked.
- the World Wide Web
Web m. inv.