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Another word for web

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Noun
  1. An open fabric woven of strands that are interlaced and knotted at usually regular intervals

      1. An openwork fabric or structure in which cords, threads, or wires cross at regular intervals.
      2. A system of lines or channels that cross or interconnect:
      3. A complex, interconnected group or system:
      1. An openwork fabric; a net.
      2. The act or process of making a net.
      3. The act or process of fishing with a net.
      1. An openwork fabric made of threads or cords that are woven or knotted together at regular intervals.
      2. A device for capturing birds, fish, or insects.
      3. A barrier against flying insects.
      1. Any of the open spaces in a net or network; an interstice.
      2. The cords, threads, or wires surrounding these spaces.
      3. An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
    See also:

    thing

  2. Something that is intricately and often bewilderingly complex

      1. To mix together or intertwine in a confused mass; snarl:
      2. To catch or ensnare in an intertwined or confused mass:
      3. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
      1. To growl viciously while baring the teeth.
      2. To speak angrily or threateningly.
      3. To utter with anger or hostility:
      1. A length of thread or yarn wound in a loose long coil.
      2. Something suggesting the coil of a skein; a complex tangle:
      3. A flock of geese or similar birds in flight.
      1. An area of low-lying, soggy ground.
      2. Something that hinders, engulfs, or overwhelms:
      1. Any of the open spaces in a net or network; an interstice.
      2. The cords, threads, or wires surrounding these spaces.
      3. An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
      1. An intricate, usually confusing network of interconnecting pathways, as in a garden; a labyrinth.
      2. A physical situation in which it is easy to get lost:
      3. 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.
      1. An intricate structure of interconnecting passages through which it is difficult to find one's way; a maze.
      2. The maze in which the Minotaur was confined.
      3. Something highly intricate or convoluted in character, composition, or construction:
      1. A compact intersection of interlaced material, such as cord, ribbon, or rope.
      2. A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way.
      3. A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
      1. Land covered with a dense growth of tropical vegetation.
      2. A dense thicket or growth.
      3. A dense, confused mass; a jumble.
      1. The state of being entangled; intricate and confused involution.
      2. That which entangles; intricacy; perplexity.
      3. Specifically, in fortification, an obstruction placed in front or on the flank of a fortification, to impede an enemy's approach.
      1. 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.
      2. An intricate pattern:
    See also:

    simple

  3. An interwoven or interrelated number of things

      1. A fine, very thin fabric, such as gauze.
      2. Tissue paper.
      3. A soft, absorbent piece of paper used as toilet paper, a handkerchief, or a towel.
      1. An openwork fabric or structure in which cords, threads, or wires cross at regular intervals.
      2. A system of lines or channels that cross or interconnect:
      3. A complex, interconnected group or system:
    See also:

    group

  4. A distinctive, complex underlying pattern or structure

      1. The underlying structure on which something is built; a base or foundation:
      1. A structure of interwoven fibers or other elements.
      2. The distinctive physical composition or structure of something, especially with respect to the size, shape, and arrangement of its parts:
      3. The appearance and feel of a surface:
      1. A slender, elongated, threadlike object or structure.
      2. One of the elongated, thick-walled cells that give strength and support to plant tissue.
      3. Any of the filaments constituting the extracellular matrix of connective tissue.
      1. A cloth produced especially by knitting, weaving, or felting fibers.
      2. The texture or quality of such cloth.
      3. A complex underlying structure:
      1. The act of weaving or assembling parts into a whole.
      2. An arrangement of interconnected parts; a structure.
    See also:

    be

Verb
  1. To gain control of or an advantage over by or as if by trapping

      1. A contrivance for catching and holding animals, as a concealed pit or a clamplike device that springs shut suddenly.
      2. A stratagem for catching or tricking an unwary person.
      3. A confining or undesirable circumstance from which escape or relief is difficult:
      1. A shackle used to teach a horse to amble.
      2. Something that restricts activity, expression, or progress; a restraint.
      3. A vertically set fishing net of three layers, consisting of a finely meshed net between two nets of coarse mesh.
      1. To mix together or intertwine in a confused mass; snarl:
      2. To catch or ensnare in an intertwined or confused mass:
      3. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
      1. A trapping device, often consisting of a noose, used for capturing birds and small mammals.
      2. Something that lures or entangles the unwary:
      3. A surgical instrument with a wire loop controlled by a mechanism in the handle, used to remove growths, such as tumors and polyps.
      1. To catch in or as if in a trap.
      2. To lure into danger, difficulty, or a compromising situation.
      3. To induce (someone) into performing an otherwise uncontemplated criminal act for the sole purpose of providing the basis for a prosecution.
      1. To entangle in or as if in a snarl:
      1. To take or catch in or as if in a snare; trap.
      1. To entangle or catch in or as if in a mesh.
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
    See also:

    free

Another word for web

Noun
  1. An intricate combination