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Definition of "webbing" []

  • A strong, narrow, closely woven fabric used especially for seat belts and harnesses or in upholstery. (noun)
  • Something forming a web. (noun)
  • Baseball See web. (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 "webbing" in a sentence
  • "The legs & the feet of the dead one were mostly skeletonized; that's probably why the webbing is not obvious."
  • "The fact that the military learned a hundred years ago that a man (yes, I did say man) could carry more kit for longer if it was moved from waist belts to chest webbing is completely lost on them."
  • "Neil Morris, writing in the Independent Weekly, isn't as down on S3 as many, "Nonetheless, much of the webbing is starting to look threadbare.""