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Definition of web:

  1. A band of webbing used to regulate the extension of the hood.
  2. A disk or solid construction serving, instead of spokes, for connecting the rim and hub, in some kinds of car wheels, sheaves, etc.
  3. A plate or thin portion, continuous or perforated, connecting stiffening ribs or flanges, or other parts of an object.
  4. A thin metal sheet, plate, or strip, as of lead.
  5. A weaver.
  6. A whole piece of linen cloth as woven.
  7. Fig.: Tissue; texture; complicated fabrication.
  8. Pterygium; - called also webeye.
  9. That which is woven; a texture; textile fabric; esp., something woven in a loom.
  10. The arm of a crank between the shaft and the wrist.
  11. The bit of a key.
  12. The blade of a saw.
  13. The blade of a sword.
  14. 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.
  15. The part of a blackmith's anvil between the face and the foot.
  16. 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.
  17. The texture of very fine thread spun by a spider for catching insects at its prey; a cobweb.
  18. 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.
  19. The thin, sharp part of a colter.
  20. To unite or surround with a web, or as if with a web; to envelop; to entangle.


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