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Webnoun

The silken structure which a spider builds using silk secreted from the spinnerets at the caudal tip of its abdomen; a spiderweb.

‘The sunlight glistened in the dew on the web.’;

Wedverb

(transitive) To perform the marriage ceremony for; to join in matrimony.

‘The priest wed the couple.’;

Webnoun

Any interconnected set of persons, places, or things, which when diagrammed resembles a spider's web.

Wedverb

(transitive) To take as one's spouse.

‘She wed her first love.’;

Webnoun

Specifically, the World Wide Web (often capitalized Web).

‘Let me search the web for that.’;

Wedverb

(intransitive) To take a spouse.

Webnoun

(baseball) The part of a baseball mitt between the forefinger and thumb, the webbing. A baseball glove, with a web between the thumb and forefinger

‘He caught the ball in the web.’;

Wedverb

(reciprocal) To take each other as a spouse.

‘They will wed in the summer.’;

Webnoun

A latticed or woven structure.

‘The gazebo's roof was a web made of thin strips of wood.’;

Wedverb

To join or commit to, more or less permanently, as if in marriage.

‘I'm not wedded to this proposal; suggest an alternative.’;

Webnoun

(usually with "spin", "weave", or similar verbs) A tall tale with more complexity than a myth or legend.

‘Careful—she knows how to spin a good web, but don't lean too hard on what she says.’;

Wedverb

To take to oneself and support; to espouse.

Webnoun

A plot or scheme.

Wedverb

To wager, stake, bet, place a bet, make a wager.

‘I'd wed my head on that.’;

Webnoun

The interconnection between flanges in structural members, increasing the effective lever arm and so the load capacity of the member.

Wednoun

A pledge; a pawn.

‘Let him be ware, his neck lieth to wed [i. e., for a security].’;

Webnoun

(rail transport) The thinner vertical section of a railway rail between the top (head) and bottom (foot) of the rail.

Wedverb

To take for husband or for wife by a formal ceremony; to marry; to espouse.

‘With this ring I thee wed.’; ‘I saw thee first, and wedded thee.’;

Webnoun

A fold of tissue connecting the toes of certain birds, or of other animals.

Wedverb

To join in marriage; to give in wedlock.

‘And Adam, wedded to another Eve,Shall live with her.’;

Webnoun

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.

Wedverb

Fig.: To unite as if by the affections or the bond of marriage; to attach firmly or indissolubly.

‘Thou art wedded to calamity.’; ‘Men are wedded to their lusts.’; ‘[Flowers] are wedded thus, like beauty to old age.’;

Webnoun

(manufacturing) A continuous strip of material carried by rollers during processing.

Wedverb

To take to one's self and support; to espouse.

‘They positively and concernedly wedded his cause.’;

Webnoun

(lithography) A long sheet of paper which is fed from a roll into a printing press, as opposed to individual sheets of paper.

Wedverb

To contact matrimony; to marry.

Webnoun

(dated) A band of webbing used to regulate the extension of the hood of a carriage.

Wednoun

the fourth day of the week; the third working day

Webnoun

A thin metal sheet, plate, or strip, as of lead.

Wedverb

take in marriage

Webnoun

The blade of a sword.

Wedverb

perform a marriage ceremony;

‘The minister married us on Saturday’; ‘We were wed the following week’; ‘The couple got spliced on Hawaii’;

Webnoun

The blade of a saw.

Wedadjective

having been taken in marriage

Webnoun

The thin, sharp part of a colter.

Webnoun

The bit of a key.

Webnoun

A major broadcasting network.

Webproper noun

: the World Wide Web.

‘I found it on the web.’;

Webverb

(intransitive) To construct or form a web.

Webverb

(transitive) To cover with a web or network.

Webverb

(transitive) To ensnare or entangle.

Webverb

(transitive) To provide with a web.

Webverb

To weave.

Webnoun

A weaver.

Webnoun

That which is woven; a texture; textile fabric; esp., something woven in a loom.

‘Penelope, for her Ulysses' sake,Devised a web her wooers to deceive.’; ‘Not web might be woven, not a shuttle thrown, or penalty of exile.’;

Webnoun

A whole piece of linen cloth as woven.

Webnoun

The texture of very fine thread spun by a spider for catching insects at its prey; a cobweb.

Webnoun

Fig.: Tissue; texture; complicated fabrication.

‘The somber spirit of our forefathers, who wove their web of life with hardly a . . . thread of rose-color or gold.’; ‘Such has been the perplexing ingenuity of commentators that it is difficult to extricate the truth from the web of conjectures.’;

Webnoun

A band of webbing used to regulate the extension of the hood.

Webnoun

A thin metal sheet, plate, or strip, as of lead.

‘And Christians slain roll up in webs of lead.’;

Webnoun

The blade of a sword.

‘The sword, whereof the web was steel,Pommel rich stone, hilt gold.’;

Webnoun

A plate or thin portion, continuous or perforated, connecting stiffening ribs or flanges, or other parts of an object.

Webnoun

The blade of a saw.

Webnoun

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.

Webnoun

Pterygium; - called also webeye.

Webnoun

The thin, sharp part of a colter.

Webnoun

A disk or solid construction serving, instead of spokes, for connecting the rim and hub, in some kinds of car wheels, sheaves, etc.

Webnoun

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.

Webnoun

The bit of a key.

Webnoun

The arm of a crank between the shaft and the wrist.

Webnoun

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.

Webnoun

The part of a blackmith's anvil between the face and the foot.

Webnoun

The world-wide web; - usually referred to as the web.

Webverb

To unite or surround with a web, or as if with a web; to envelop; to entangle.

Webnoun

an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving;

‘the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn’;

Webnoun

an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim

Webnoun

the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft

Webnoun

an interconnected system of things or people;

‘he owned a network of shops’; ‘retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life’; ‘tangled in a web of cloth’;

Webnoun

computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol

Webnoun

a fabric (especially a fabric in the process of being woven)

Webnoun

membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals

Webverb

construct or form a web, as if by weaving

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