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Anything flimsy, gauzy, or ensnaring, like the web of a spider
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  1. Anything flimsy, gauzy, or ensnaring, like the web of a spider
  2. A web spun by a spider, esp. one spun indoors that has gathered dust
  3. A single thread spun by a spider.
Lace, or any openwork decoration like lace
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  1. Lace, or any openwork decoration like lace
  2. A piece or example of lace.
The act or process of making a net.
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  1. The act or process of making a net.
  2. Netted material
  3. An openwork fabric; a net.
A pleat.
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  1. A pleat.
  2. A braid, especially of hair.
Any of the open spaces of a net, screen, sieve, etc.: a 50-mesh screen is one with 50 such open spaces per linear inch
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  1. Any of the open spaces of a net, screen, sieve, etc.: a 50-mesh screen is one with 50 such open spaces per linear inch
  2. An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
  3. A structure of interlocking metal links
A small flat piece of decorated material placed under a lamp, dish of food, or other object.
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  1. A small flat piece of decorated material placed under a lamp, dish of food, or other object.
  2. A flat piece of coarse fabric or other material used for wiping one's shoes or feet, or in various other forms as a floor covering.
  3. A dull, often rough finish, as of paint, glass, metal, or paper.
Material formed into or considered as a mat:
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  1. Material formed into or considered as a mat:
  2. Mats collectively
  3. A woven fabric of fiber, as straw or hemp, for mats, floor covering, wrapping, etc.
A thin, flexible twig; withe
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  1. A thin, flexible twig; withe
  2. Such twigs or long, woody strips woven together, as in making baskets or furniture
  3. Flexible twigs, branches, plant stems, or pieces of synthetic material, used for making baskets or furniture.
(Hairdressing) A hair extension that is glued directly to a person"²s natural hair.
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  1. (Hairdressing) A hair extension that is glued directly to a person"²s natural hair.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  3. Woven fabric.
Warp and woof.
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  1. Warp and woof.
  2. Any similar distortion, as in metal
  3. A distortion or twist, especially in a piece of wood.
The threads that run crosswise in a woven fabric, at right angles to the warp threads; weft.
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  1. The threads that run crosswise in a woven fabric, at right angles to the warp threads; weft.
  2. A sound similar to a woof.
  3. The texture of a fabric.
A company that produces programs to be broadcast over such a network
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  1. A company that produces programs to be broadcast over such a network
  2. (Computing) Multiple computers and other devices connected together to share information
  3. A complex, interconnected group or system:
Connecting renewable-energy systems to the power grid
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  1. Connecting renewable-energy systems to the power grid
  2. A connection (physical or logical) between multiple things
A network of criss-crossing lines, strands, cables or pipes
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  1. A network of criss-crossing lines, strands, cables or pipes
  2. A reticulate arrangement, formation, or pattern; network
An added ingredient; admixture
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  1. An added ingredient; admixture
  2. A mass formed by mixture; a mass of ingredients mixed.
  3. Admixture; an additional ingredient.
A delicate interlacing of lines reminding of the architectural ornament.
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  1. A delicate interlacing of lines reminding of the architectural ornament.
  2. Ornamental work of interlaced and branching lines, especially the lacy openwork in a Gothic window.
  3. (Architecture) bars or ribs, usually of stone or wood, or other material, that subdivide an opening or stand in relief against a door or wall as an ornamental feature.
A design resembling such ornamentation:
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  1. A design resembling such ornamentation:
  2. Any delicate work or design like this
  3. Delicate and intricate ornamental work made from gold, silver, or other fine twisted wire.
The motion or position of things that interweave; an elaborate tangle.
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  1. The motion or position of things that interweave; an elaborate tangle.
A bower, archway, etc. of this
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  1. A bower, archway, etc. of this
  2. A structure of thin strips, esp. of wood, crossing each other in an open pattern of squares, diamonds, etc., on which vines or other creeping plants are trained; lattice
  3. A structure of open latticework, especially one used as a support for vines and other climbing plants.
An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
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  1. An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
  2. Any of the open spaces in a net or network; an interstice.
  3. A net or network
(Computing) A set of Microsoft products and services — primarily the .NET Framework, which permits the development of software for a virtual machine in any programming language.
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  1. (Computing) A set of Microsoft products and services — primarily the .NET Framework, which permits the development of software for a virtual machine in any programming language.
  2. A radio, television, or telephone network.
  3. Network
Netted material
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  1. Netted material
  2. The act or process of making a net.
  3. An openwork fabric; a net.
A company that produces programs to be broadcast over such a network
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  1. A company that produces programs to be broadcast over such a network
  2. A complex, interconnected group or system:
  3. (Computing) Multiple computers and other devices connected together to share information
A children's pastime in which a string looped over the fingers is transferred back and forth on the hands of the players so as to form different designs
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  1. A children's pastime in which a string looped over the fingers is transferred back and forth on the hands of the players so as to form different designs
  2. A game in which a string is looped on the fingers to form an intricate pattern between a player's hands that can be successively varied or transferred to another player's hands.
  3. An intricate pattern:
A form of electronic dance music originating in England in the early 1990s, that blends elements of hip hop, reggae, techno, and house music, emphasizing fast tempos, heavy, elongated bass beats, and highly syncopated, complicated breakbeats and rhythms
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  1. A form of electronic dance music originating in England in the early 1990s, that blends elements of hip hop, reggae, techno, and house music, emphasizing fast tempos, heavy, elongated bass beats, and highly syncopated, complicated breakbeats and rhythms
  2. A large, undeveloped, humid forest, especially in a tropical region, that is home to many wild plants and animals.
  3. (Uncountable) A style of electronic music related to drum and bass.
The round, often darker cross section of such a lump as it appears on a piece of cut lumber.
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  1. The round, often darker cross section of such a lump as it appears on a piece of cut lumber.
  2. An ornamental bow of ribbon or twist of braid; cockade; epaulet
  3. A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
Something highly intricate or convoluted in character, composition, or construction:
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  1. Something highly intricate or convoluted in character, composition, or construction:
  2. The system of interconnecting canals and spaces that make up the inner ear of many vertebrates. The labyrinth has both a bony component, made up of the cochlea, the semicircular canals, and the vestibule, and a membranous one.
  3. A structure consisting of an intricate network of winding passages bordered as by walls or hedges; specif., such a structure designed for prayer and meditation: technically, a labyrinth (unlike a maze) contains no dead ends and consists of a single path leading to a center
A graphic puzzle, the solution of which is an uninterrupted path through an intricate pattern of line segments from a starting point to a goal.
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  1. A graphic puzzle, the solution of which is an uninterrupted path through an intricate pattern of line segments from a starting point to a goal.
  2. A confusing, intricate network of winding pathways; specif., such a network with one or more pathways that are shut off at their ends, used as in behavioral testing of animals
  3. An intricate, usually confusing network of interconnecting pathways, as in a garden; a labyrinth.
An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
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  1. An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
  2. A structure of interlocking metal links
  3. Any of the open spaces of a net, screen, sieve, etc.: a 50-mesh screen is one with 50 such open spaces per linear inch
Something that hinders, engulfs, or overwhelms:
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  1. Something that hinders, engulfs, or overwhelms:
  2. Anything that entraps or makes progress difficult.
  3. A tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen.
A flock of geese or similar birds in flight.
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  1. A flock of geese or similar birds in flight.
  2. (Wagonmaking) A metallic strengthening band or thimble on the wooden arm of an axle.
  3. A quantity of yarn, thread, or the like, put up together, after it is taken from the reel. A skein of cotton yarn is formed by eighty turns of the thread round a fifty-four inch reel.
A harsh utterance expressing anger, impatience, etc.
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  1. A harsh utterance expressing anger, impatience, etc.
  2. A confused, complicated, or tangled situation:
  3. A knotted or tangled mass or tuft; tangle
(Informal) A fight, quarrel, or argument
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  1. (Informal) A fight, quarrel, or argument
  2. Any large type of seaweed, especially a species of Laminaria.
  3. An intertwisted, confused mass of things, as string, branches, etc.; snarl
(Broadcasting) A group of affiliated television stations that broadcast common programs from a parent company.
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  1. (Broadcasting) A group of affiliated television stations that broadcast common programs from a parent company.
  2. (Computing) Multiple computers and other devices connected together to share information
  3. A complex, interconnected group or system:
Any of the distinct structural materials of an organism, having a particular function
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  1. Any of the distinct structural materials of an organism, having a particular function
  2. (Biol.) The substance of an organic body or organ, consisting of cells and intercellular material
  3. Tissue paper.
The way in which a thing is put together; structure; composition
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  1. The way in which a thing is put together; structure; composition
  2. A body or structure made by interweaving or assembling parts.
  3. An interwoven mass; fabric
The texture or quality of such cloth.
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  1. The texture or quality of such cloth.
  2. The style or plan of construction
  3. The texture of such material
Any of various elongated cells or threadlike structures, especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber.
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  1. Any of various elongated cells or threadlike structures, especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber.
  2. The parts of grains, fruits, and vegetables that contain cellulose and are not digested by the body. Fiber helps the intestines absorb water, which increases the bulk of the stool and causes it to move more quickly through the colon.
  3. The texture of something
The distinctive physical composition or structure of something, especially with respect to the size, shape, and arrangement of its parts:
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  1. The distinctive physical composition or structure of something, especially with respect to the size, shape, and arrangement of its parts:
  2. The character of a woven fabric as determined by the arrangement, size, quality, etc. of the fabric's threads
  3. (Archaic) A woven fabric
(By extension) The fundamental structure of any process or system.
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  1. (By extension) The fundamental structure of any process or system.
  2. The underlying structure on which something is built; a base or foundation:
  3. The threads in a woven fabric, composed of the warp (threads running lengthwise) and woof (threads running crosswise) to create the texture of the fabric.
To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
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  1. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
  2. To become affected by or infused with:
  3. To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period:
To catch in or as in the meshes of a net; entangle
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  1. To catch in or as in the meshes of a net; entangle
  2. To entangle or catch in or as if in a mesh.
  3. To mesh; to tangle or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily separated, particularly in a mesh or net like manner.
  1. To entangle; to enmesh.
  2. To take or catch in or as if in a snare; trap.
  3. To entrap; to catch in a snare or trap.
To entangle in or as if in a snarl:
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  1. To entangle in or as if in a snarl:
  2. To draw into a snarl or tangle
  3. To entangle; to trap.
To lure into danger, difficulty, or a compromising situation.
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  1. To lure into danger, difficulty, or a compromising situation.
  2. (--- Law) To induce (someone) into performing an otherwise uncontemplated criminal act for the sole purpose of providing the basis for a prosecution.
  3. To catch in or as in a trap
To catch or hold, especially with a loop.
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  1. To catch or hold, especially with a loop.
  2. To get hold or control of (something difficult to catch):
  3. To catch in a trap or snare
To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
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  1. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
  2. To catch or ensnare in an intertwined or confused mass:
  3. To catch in or as in a net or snare; trap
To enmesh in a fishing net.
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  1. To enmesh in a fishing net.
  2. To confine, restrain, or shackle
  3. To hinder the activity or free movement of.
(Sports) To catch (a ball) immediately after it has hit the ground.
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  1. (Sports) To catch (a ball) immediately after it has hit the ground.
  2. To furnish with traps or a trap.
  3. To catch in a trap; ensnare.
Find another word for web. In this page you can discover 56 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for web, like: cobweb, lacework, netting, plait, mesh, mat, matting, wicker, weft, warp and woof.