Spider's web

Spider's web
Spider web Spi"der web", or Spider's web Spi"der's web" . (Zo["o]l.) The silken web which is formed by most kinds of spiders, particularly the web spun to entrap their prey; -- also called {cobweb}. See {Geometric spider}, {Triangle spider}, under {Geometric}, and {Triangle}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • spider's web — noun 1. a web resembling the webs spun by spiders • Syn: ↑spider web • Hypernyms: ↑web, ↑entanglement 2. a web spun by spiders to trap insect prey • Syn: ↑spider web …   Useful english dictionary

  • spider's web — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms spider s web : singular spider s web plural spider s webs British the object that a spider weaves for catching insects …   English dictionary

  • spider's web — network of thin strings spun by a spider in order to trap insects …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spider's web — Cobweb …   New dictionary of synonyms

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