/wɛb / (say web)

1. something formed as by weaving or interweaving.
2. a thin silken fabric spun by spiders, and also by the larvae of some insects, as the tent caterpillars, etc.; cobweb.
3. a woven fabric, especially a whole piece of cloth in the course of being woven or after it comes from the loom.
4. anything resembling this, as seeming to be interlaced, tightly woven, or closely linked.
5. a tangled intricate state of circumstances, events, etc.: the web of intrigue.
6. Zoology
a. a membrane which connects the digits of an animal.
b. that which connects the toes of aquatic birds and aquatic mammals.
7. Ornithology
a. the series of barbs on each side of the shaft of a feather.
b. the series on both sides, collectively.
8. the vertical member in a rolled or fabricated beam.
9. Machinery the radius portion of a crank, connecting the axle and the crankpin.
10. cell1 (def. 13).
11. a large reel of paper, especially as used in certain types of printing.
verb (t) (webbed, webbing)
12. to cover with or as with a web; envelop.
13. of or relating to the web (def. 15).
14. the deep Web, the body of information available on the the web (def. 15) which is not accessible through general search engines, but which may be accessed directly through specific web pages, as entries in an online telephone directory, etc.
15. the web or the Web, Also, World Wide Web. a large-scale, networked information system for documents in HTML released to users of the internet.
{Middle English and Old English; related to weave1}
webless, adjective
weblike, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

, , , / (of the eye), / / (as in the feet of swimming birds)

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Web — Web …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Web 3.0 — is one of the terms used to describe the evolutionary stage of the Web that follows Web 2.0. Given that technical and social possibilities identified in this latter term are yet to be fully realised the nature of defining Web 3.0 is highly… …   Wikipedia

  • Web 2.0 — ist ein Schlagwort, das für eine Reihe interaktiver und kollaborativer Elemente des Internets, speziell des World Wide Webs, verwendet wird. Hierbei konsumiert der Nutzer nicht nur den Inhalt, er stellt als Prosument selbst Inhalt zur Verfügung.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Web 2 — Web 2.0  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Internet2. Cartographie sensible du web 2.0 Le Web 2.0 désigne les technologies et les usages du …   Wikipédia en Français

  • WEB 2.0 — ist ein Schlagwort, das für eine Reihe interaktiver und kollaborativer Elemente des Internets, speziell des WWW steht und damit in Anlehnung an die Versionsnummern von Softwareprodukten eine Abgrenzung von früheren Nutzungsarten postuliert. Der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Web 3 — Web 3.0 Le Web 3.0 désigne le futur du Web comme évolution du Web 2.0. Cette expression est un développement sur le terme Web 2.0 désignant l ensemble des transformations majeures dont le Web a fait l objet depuis son lancement. Elle est utilisée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Web 2.0 — beta. El término Web 2.0 está asociado a aplicaciones web que facilitan el compartir información, la interoperabilidad, el diseño centrado en el usuario y la colaboración en la World Wide Web. Ejemplos de la Web 2.0 son las comunidades web, los… …   Wikipedia Español

  • WEB.DE — GmbH Unternehmensform GmbH Gründung 1995 Unternehmenssitz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Web.de — Rechtsform Web.de ist eine Marke der 1 1 Mail Media GmbH Gründung 1995 Sitz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Web 3.0 — es un término que se utiliza para describir la evolución del uso y la interacción en la red a través de diferentes caminos. Ello incluye, la transformación de la red en una base de datos, un movimiento hacia hacer los contenidos accesibles por… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Web — may refer to:Biology* Spider web, a mesh built by a spider, composed of spider silk and usually used for trapping prey like flies and other insectsComputing* WEB, a computer programming system created by Donald Knuth to implement literate… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.