Webbing \Web"bing\, n. A woven band of cotton or flax, used for reins, girths, bed bottoms, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • webbing — [web′iŋ] n. 1. a strong, tough fabric, as of jute or cotton, woven in strips and used for belts, in upholstery, etc. 2. a membrane joining the digits, as of a duck, goose, or frog 3. a part like this, as between the thumb and forefinger of a… …   English World dictionary

  • Webbing — 2 inch (50 mm) Nylon webbing as used in auto racing harnesses Webbing is a strong fabric woven as a flat strip or tube of varying width and fibres often used in place of rope. The name webbing comes from the meshed material frequently used in its …   Wikipedia

  • webbing — noun a) A sturdy woven fabric The webbing of the lawn chair made marks on his thigh. b) A belt and shoulder harness with attached pouches used to carry a soldiers equipment, water, ammunition, etc. He caught the ball in the webbing. Syn: web gear …   Wiktionary

  • Webbing — Web Web (w[e^]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Webbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Webbing}.] To unite or surround with a web, or as if with a web; to envelop; to entangle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • webbing — [[t]we̱bɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Webbing is strong material which is woven in strips and used to make belts or straps, or used in seats to support the springs …   English dictionary

  • webbing — A woven nylon strap used for seat belts. Also see belt webbing …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • webbing — noun Date: 1796 1. a strong narrow closely woven fabric designed for bearing weight and used especially for straps, harness, or upholstery 2. trap 3c …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • webbing — lint (netting in the main body of a drift or gill net. Also called body, middle twine, middle yarn, netting, sheet, yarn) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • webbing — /web ing/, n. 1. a strong, woven material of hemp, cotton, or jute, in bands of various widths, used for belts, carrying straps, harness, etc. 2. such woven bands nailed on furniture under springs or upholstery, for support. 3. Zool. the membrane …   Universalium

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