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Noun: web  web
  1. An intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving
    "the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn"
  2. An intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
    - entanglement
  3. The flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft
    - vane
  4. An interconnected system of things or people
    "tangled in a web of cloth";
    - network
  5. Computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol
    - World Wide Web, WWW
  6. A fabric (especially a fabric in the process of being woven)
  7. Membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals
Verb: web (webbed,webbing)  web
  1. Construct or form a web, as if by weaving
    - net

Derived forms: webbed, webbing, webs

Type of: article, blade, cloth, computer network, fabric, material, membrane, object, physical object, scheme, system, textile, tissue, tissue layer, trap, weave

Part of: plume, webfoot

Encyclopedia: Web