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Definition of "web" [web]

  • A woven fabric, especially one on a loom or just removed from it. (noun)
  • The structural part of cloth. (noun)
  • A latticed or woven structure: A web of palm branches formed the roof of the hut. (noun)
  • A structure of delicate, threadlike filaments characteristically spun by spiders or certain insect larvae. (noun)
  • Something intricately contrived, especially something that ensnares or entangles: caught in a web of lies. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "web" in a sentence
  • "As you may have already know, Digia @web browser is first and only fully finger touch controllable web browser"
  • "Now, while our _idea of God_ thus tells us that God has in his hand all causal chains in the world, and its million-threaded web in constant omni-surveying presence and in all-controlling omnipotence, our reflection on the _world_ and its substance and course also leads us from the _a posteriori_ starting-point of analytical investigation precisely to the same result; it even leads us to a still more concrete conception of this idea -- namely, to the result, that not only the _causal chains, in their totality and in their web_, but also _all single links_ of these chains,"
  • "$web - full web including parents, such as "Engineering/Techpubs/Apps""