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6 entries found for web.
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Main Entry: 1web
Pronunciation: primarystressweb
Function: noun
1 : a fabric on a loom or in the process of being removed from a loom
2 a : COBWEB 1b, spiderweb b : a network of threads spun especially by the larvae of various insects (as tent caterpillars) and usually serving as a nest or shelter c : something that catches and holds one <spies caught in a web of plots>
3 : a membrane of an animal or plant; especially : one uniting toes (as of many waterbirds)
5 capitalized : WORLD WIDE WEB
[web illustration]

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