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Definition of 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

Anybody who can afford a box of business cards can afford a Web site. Any company with an 800 number can move its services to the Web for peanuts by comparison. The extreme case of corporate promotion is to strip away all other aspects of your business and sell goods or services via the Net alone, as has done with books.
Nathan Myhrvold

Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Stephen King

There is no such thing as an impartial jury because there are no impartial people. There are people that argue on the web for hours about who their favorite character on 'Friends' is.
Jon Stewart

Google has placed its faith in data, while Apple worships the power of design. This dichotomy made the two companies complementary. Apple would ship the phones and computers, while Google would provide Maps, Search, YouTube, and other web tools that made the devices more useful.
Ben Parr
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Web Translations

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