[ US /ˈwɛb/ ]
[ UK /wˈɛb/ ]
NOUN
  1. an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving
    the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn
  2. an interconnected system of things or people
    tangled in a web of cloth
    retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    he owned a network of shops
  3. the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft
  4. membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals
  5. an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
  6. computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol
  7. a fabric (especially a fabric in the process of being woven)
VERB
  1. construct or form a web, as if by weaving
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How To Use web In A Sentence

  • Moreover, Mr Webb's point about what he calls disinterested management -- that is to say, the management of banks by officers whose remuneration bears no relation to the profit made on each piece of business transacted -- is one of the matters in which English banking seems likely at least to be modified. War-Time Financial Problems
  • In the early hours of New Year's Day, she said, Webb visited her home and smashed windows in her front door.
  • - PBL Media and ninemsn jointly purchased 35% of 3P the owner of Mathletics, a subscription driven website that has 400K students in Aust + NZ using it. 400K Mathletics X $99 Per Annum = 35% ninemsn.
  • This proposed procurement is a continuation of an existing contractual agreement for the developed prototype NASA Student Ambassadors Virtual Community (NSAVC) web site. ... Curious Virtual Community Procurement - NASA Watch
  • The fifth position went to a phishing activity, in which a university hacker stole Internet users' personal information by luring them to provide confidential data on disguised Web sites.
  • All of which leads us to the world wide web. Times, Sunday Times
  • The site aims to find you the best real-time prices on airfares by trawling 35 airlines and travel websites.
  • Stick us in a virgin paradise, and we create great honeycombed bureaucracies, vast bramble-fields of rules and regulations, ornate politburos filled with policymaking politicos, and, above all, tangled webs of power.
  • Whatever you think of Strandlof and the months he masqueraded as a brain-injured veteran, the simple truth two months after his web of lies came apart is that public disgrace seems to have changed him little. Heroes or Villains?
  • If you are a Nature subscriber, or willing to pay the weregild, my short story "Annie Webber" is live there today. Anonymous moves into the real world, calling for flash-crowd style protests on February 10th.
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