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Dictionary definition for: Web

1. (n) an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving; "the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn"

2. (v) construct or form a web, as if by weaving

3. (n) an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim

4. (n) the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft

5. (n) an interconnected system of things or people; "he owned a network of shops" "retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life" "tangled in a web of cloth"

6. (n) 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. (n) a fabric (especially a fabric in the process of being woven)

8. (n) membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals

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