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Definition of Web

Web

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

Web Quotations

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
Pablo Picasso

O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive! - Walter Scott
O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!
Walter Scott

Certain springs are tapped only when we are alone. Women need solitude in order to find again the true essence of themselves; that firm strand which will be the indispensable center of a whole web of human relationships.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The issue in Web accessibility is the fact that blind and visually-impaired people need the single biggest boost to achieve equivalence, since the real-world Web is a visual medium.
Joe Clark

People tend to think of the web as a way to get information or perhaps as a place to carry out ecommerce. But really, the web is about accessing applications. Think of each website as an application, and every single click, every single interaction with that site, is an opportunity to be on the very latest version of that application.
Marc Andreessen
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Web Translations

web in German is Steg, Bahn {f}, Papierrolle {f}
web in Latin is textus
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