web Idioms & Phrases


food web

  • noun (ecology) a community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chains
    food cycle.
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funnel web

  • noun a funnel-shaped spider web; the funnel-web spider perches in the center of the web
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orb web

  • noun a circular spider web
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Pin and web

  • (Med.), two diseases of the eye, caligo and pterygium; sometimes wrongly explained as one disease. See Pin, n., 8, and Web, n., 8. "He never yet had pinne or webbe, his sight for to decay." Gascoigne.
Webster 1913

sheet web

  • noun an irregular spider web woven in a single plane and looking like flattened hammocks
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spider web

  • noun a web resembling the webs spun by spiders
    spider web.
  • noun a web spun by spiders to trap insect prey
    spider web.
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Spi"der web", Spi"der's web"

Also
  • Spider web
  • Spider's web
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) The silken web which is formed by most kinds of spiders, particularly the web spun to entrap their prey. See Geometric spider, Triangle spider, under Geometric, and Triangle. = cobweb
Webster 1913

spider's web

  • noun a web resembling the webs spun by spiders
    spider web.
  • noun a web spun by spiders to trap insect prey
    spider web.
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Spi"der web", Spi"der's web"

Also
  • Spider web
  • Spider's web
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) The silken web which is formed by most kinds of spiders, particularly the web spun to entrap their prey. See Geometric spider, Triangle spider, under Geometric, and Triangle. = cobweb
Webster 1913

web browser

  • noun a program used to view HTML documents
    browser.
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web log

  • noun a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies
    blog.
    • postings on a blog are usually in chronological order
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web map server

  • noun a computer program that produces maps of spatially referenced data dynamically from geographic information
    Web Map Server.
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web map service

  • noun a computer program that produces maps of spatially referenced data dynamically from geographic information
    Web Map Server.
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Web member

  • (Engin.), one of the braces in a web system.
Webster 1913

web page

  • noun a document connected to the World Wide Web and viewable by anyone connected to the internet who has a web browser
    webpage.
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Web press

  • a printing press which takes paper from a roll instead of being fed with sheets.
Webster 1913

web site

  • noun a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
    website; internet site; site.
    • the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers
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web spinner

  • noun any of a small order of slender typically tropical insects that nest in colonies in silken tunnels that they spin
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Web system

  • (Engin.), the system of braces connecting the flanges of a lattice girder, post, or the like.
Webster 1913

web-fingered

Web"-fin`gered adjective

Definitions
  1. Having the fingers united by a web for a considerable part of their length.
Webster 1913

web-footed

  • adjective satellite having feet with webbed toes
    web-footed.
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Web"-foot`ed adjective

Definitions
  1. Having webbed feet; palmiped; as, a goose or a duck is a web-footed fowl.
Webster 1913

web-spinning mite

  • noun a mite that spins a web
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web-toed

  • adjective satellite having feet with webbed toes
    web-footed.
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Web"-toed` adjective

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  1. Having the toes united by a web for a considerable part of their length.
Webster 1913

web-toed salamander

  • noun any of several salamanders with webbed toes and very long extensile tongues; excellent climbers that move with ease over smooth rock surfaces
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webbed foot

  • noun a bird's foot with folds of skin between the toes
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webbing clothes moth

  • noun moth that forms a web in which it lives
    webbing clothes moth; Tineola bisselliella.
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webbing moth

  • noun moth that forms a web in which it lives
    webbing clothes moth; Tineola bisselliella.
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world wide web

  • noun computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol
    web; WWW.
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