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  • netlike — adjective Having openings like a web …   Wiktionary

  • netlike — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. spun, meshlike, webbed; see woven …   English dictionary for students

  • netlike — adj. like a net, similar to a net …   English contemporary dictionary

  • netlike — adj meshlike, webbed, weblike, webby, lacelike, netted; retiary, reticulate, reticulated, reticular, retiform; cancellate, cancellated, plexal, plexiform; grated, latticed1, grilled; woven, interwoven, intertwined, interlaced, fretted, filigreed …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • netlike — adjective having open interstices or resembling a web (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑lacy, ↑netted, ↑webbed, ↑weblike, ↑webby • Similar to: ↑reticulate, ↑reticular …   Useful english dictionary

  • snood — /snoohd/, n. 1. the distinctive headband formerly worn by young unmarried women in Scotland and northern England. 2. a headband for the hair. 3. a netlike hat or part of a hat or fabric that holds or covers the back of a woman s hair. 4. the… …   Universalium

  • leaf — leafless, adj. leaflike, adj. /leef/, n., pl. leaves /leevz/, v. n. 1. one of the expanded, usually green organs borne by the stem of a plant. 2. any similar or corresponding lateral outgrowth of a stem. 3. a petal: a rose leaf. 4. leaves… …   Universalium

  • Leaf — /leef/, n. Munro /mun roh /, 1905 76, U.S. author and illustrator of books for children. * * * I Any flattened, green outgrowth from the stem of a vascular plant. Leaves manufacture oxygen and glucose, which nourishes and sustains both plants and …   Universalium

  • sponge — spongeless, adj. spongelike, adj. spongingly, adv. /spunj/, n., v., sponged, sponging. n. 1. any aquatic, chiefly marine animal of the phylum Porifera, having a porous structure and usually a horny, siliceous or calcareous internal skeleton or… …   Universalium

  • netted — adj entrapped, trapped, ensnared, snared, enmeshed, bagged, seined, trawled, entangled; captured, caught, Inf. nabbed, Inf. collared, Inf. nailed; taken hold of, laid by the heels, apprehended, seized; clutched, clasped, grasped. 2. netlike,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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