Definition of Web

1. Noun. An intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving. "The trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn"

Generic synonyms: Object, Physical Object
Specialized synonyms: Spider Web, Spider's Web, Tent, Webbing
Derivative terms: Webby

2. Verb. Construct or form a web, as if by weaving.
Exact synonyms: Net
Generic synonyms: Tissue, Weave
Derivative terms: Net, Netting, Webbing

3. Noun. An intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim.
Exact synonyms: Entanglement
Specialized synonyms: Spider Web, Spider's Web
Generic synonyms: Trap
Derivative terms: Entangle

4. Noun. The flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft.
Exact synonyms: Vane
Group relationships: Feather, Plumage, Plume
Terms within: Barb
Generic synonyms: Blade

5. Noun. An interconnected system of things or people. "Tangled in a web of cloth"
Exact synonyms: Network
Specialized synonyms: Reticulum, Espionage Network, Old Boy Network, Support System
Generic synonyms: Scheme, System
Derivative terms: Network

6. Noun. Computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol.
Exact synonyms: World Wide Web, Www
Generic synonyms: Computer Network

7. Noun. A fabric (especially a fabric in the process of being woven).
Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile

8. Noun. Membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals.
Group relationships: Webfoot
Generic synonyms: Membrane, Tissue Layer

Definition of Web

1. n. A weaver.

2. n. That which is woven; a texture; textile fabric; esp., something woven in a loom.

3. v. t. To unite or surround with a web, or as if with a web; to envelop; to entangle.

4. n. A weaver.

5. n. That which is woven; a texture; textile fabric; esp., something woven in a loom.

6. v. t. To unite or surround with a web, or as if with a web; to envelop; to entangle.

Definition of Web

1. Proper noun. (context: perhaps informal except in attributive use) The World Wide Web. ¹

2. Noun. The silken structure a spider builds using silk secreted from the spinnerets at the caudal tip of its abdomen; a spiderweb.A spider's web ¹

3. Noun. Any interconnected set of persons, places, or things, which when diagrammed resembles a spider's web. ¹

4. Noun. ''Specifically'', the World Wide Web (often capitalized Web). ¹

5. Noun. (baseball) The part of a baseball mitt between the forefinger and thumb, the webbing. A baseball glove, with a '''web''' between the thumb and forefinger ¹

6. Noun. A latticed or woven structure. ¹

7. Noun. The interconnection between flanges in structural members, increasing the effective lever arm and so the load capacity of the member. ¹

8. Noun. (rail transport) The thinner vertical section of a railway rail between the top (head) and bottom (foot) of the rail. Profile of flat-bottomed and bullhead railway rail showing the '''web''' ¹

9. Noun. A fold of tissue connecting the toes of certain birds, or of other animals. ¹

10. Noun. (context: manufacturing) A continuous strip of material carried by rollers during processing. ¹

11. Noun. (context: lithography) A long sheet of paper which is fed from a roll into a printing press, as opposed to individual sheets of paper. ¹

12. Proper noun. (alternative capitalization of Web): the World Wide Web. ¹

13. Verb. (intransitive) to construct or form a web ¹

14. Verb. (transitive) to cover with a web or network ¹

15. Verb. (transitive) to ensnare or entangle ¹

16. Verb. (transitive) to provide with a web ¹

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Definition of Web

1. to provide with a web (an interlaced fabric or structure) [v WEBBED, WEBBING, WEBS]

Medical Definition of Web

1. 1. That which is woven; a texture; textile fabric; especially, something woven in a loom. "Penelope, for her Ulysses' sake, Devised a web her wooers to deceive." (Spenser) "Not web might be woven, not a shuttle thrown, or penalty of exile." (Bancroft) 2. A whole piece of linen cloth as woven. 3. The texture of very fine thread spun by a spider for catching insects at its prey; a cobweb. "The smallest spider's web." 4. Tissue; texture; complicated fabrication. "The somber spirit of our forefathers, who wove their web of life with hardly a . . . Thread of rose-colour or gold." (Hawthorne) "Such has been the perplexing ingenuity of commentators that it is difficult to extricate the truth from the web of conjectures." (W. Irving) 5. A band of webbing used to regulate the extension of the hood. 6. A thin metal sheet, plate, or strip, as of lead. "And Christians slain roll up in webs of lead." (Fairfax) Specifically: The blade of a sword. "The sword, whereof the web was steel, Pommel rich stone, hilt gold." (Fairfax) The blade of a saw. The thin, sharp part of a colter. The bit of a key. 7. A plate or thin portion, continuous or perforated, connecting stiffening ribs or flanges, or other parts of an object. Specifically: 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. A disk or solid construction serving, instead of spokes, for connecting the rim and hub, in some kinds of car wheels, sheaves, etc. The arm of a crank between the shaft and the wrist. The part of a blackmith's anvil between the face and the foot. 8. Pterygium; called also webeye. 9. 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. 10. 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. Pin and web, the system of braces connecting the flanges of a lattice girder, post, or the like. Origin: OE. Web, AS. Webb; akin to D. Web, webbe, OHG. Weppi, G. Gewebe, Icel. Vefr, Sw. Vaf, Dan. Vaev. See Weave. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Web

weaving syndrome
web (current term)
web-based operating environment
web-footed gecko
web-footed geckos
web-toed salamander
web accessibility
web address

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