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  • 1 cobweb — [käb′web΄] n. [ME copweb < coppe, spider (< OE coppe, in atorcoppe < ator, poison + coppe, spider; prob. akin to cop, COP1) + WEB] 1. a web spun by a spider, esp. one spun indoors that has gathered dust 2. a single thread of such a web 3 …

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  • 2 thread cross — Object made typically of two sticks bound together in the shape of a cross, with coloured threads wound around their ends to resemble a cobweb, used in Tibetan magical rituals to entrap evil spirits. Similar devices have been found in South… …

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  • 3 thread — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. filament, fiber, hair; string; yarn; linen, cotton, silk, lisle, nylon, etc.; course, drift, train (of thought). See continuity, narrowness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. cotton, yarn, wool, lisle, filament …

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  • 4 cobweb — /kob web /, n., v., cobwebbed, cobwebbing. n. 1. a web spun by a spider to entrap its prey. 2. a single thread spun by a spider. 3. something resembling a cobweb; anything finespun, flimsy, or insubstantial. 4. a network of plot or intrigue; an… …

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  • 5 cobweb — n. 1 a a fine network of threads spun by a spider from a liquid secreted by it, used to trap insects etc. b the thread of this. 2 anything compared with a cobweb, esp. in flimsiness of texture. 3 a trap or insidious entanglement. 4 (in pl.) a… …

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  • 6 cobweb — Synonyms and related words: air, animal fiber, artificial fiber, bait, birdlime, bola, bubble, cambric tea, capillament, chaff, chip, cilium, cirrus, cork, denier, dishwater, down, dragnet, dust, entanglement, ether, fairy, feather, fiber,… …

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  • 7 thread — Synonyms and related words: Aralac, Avisco, Celanese, Chemstrand, Dacron, Dynel, Indian file, Lastex, Manila, Orlon, Terylene, Velon, Vicara, acetate rayon, alpaca, angora, animal fiber, array, articulation, artificial fiber, bank, bast, be… …

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  • 8 cobweb — n 1. spider s web, gossamer, thread, filament, fiber, fibril, fibrilla, Biol. membrane, Zool. webbing. 2. gossamer, cheesecloth, mosquito netting, gauze, tissue, tissue paper; sheer, chiffon, voile, organza, organdy, lace, filigree; ephemera,… …

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  • 9 cobweb — /ˈkɒbwɛb / (say kobweb) noun 1. a web or net spun by a spider to catch its prey. 2. a single thread spun by a spider. 3. anything fine spun, flimsy, or unsubstantial. 4. a network of plot or intrigue; an insidious snare. 5. anything obscure or… …

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  • 10 The Cobweb (novel) — The Cobweb is a 1996 novel written by Neal Stephenson with Frederick George. In early editions it is credited to the pseudonym Stephen Bury.When Clyde Banks, an Iowan Deputy with a newborn baby and a wife in the first Gulf War, starts looking… …

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  • 11 film — n. 1. Pellicle, thin skin or coating. 2. Thread, line thread, cobweb thread …

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  • 12 Freund (Subst.) — 1. Allermanns (Allerwelts) Freund, niemands Freund (jedermanns Geck). – Simrock, 2750; Winckler, X, 16; Eiselein, 185; Kirchhofer, 354; Reinsberg III, 143. Dem Allerweltsfreunde empfiehlt W. Müller: »Willst du der Leute Liebling sein, sei… …

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  • 13 Spider web — Spider s Web redirects here. For other uses, see Spider s Web (disambiguation). Spiral orb webs in Karijini, Western Australia …

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  • 14 spider — spiderless, adj. spiderlike, adj. /spuy deuhr/, n. 1. any of numerous predaceous arachnids of the order Araneae, most of which spin webs that serve as nests and as traps for prey. 2. (loosely) any of various other arachnids resembling or… …

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  • 15 River Don, South Yorkshire — River Don The River Don as it flows past Hillsborough Stadium. Origin Pennines …

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  • 16 cob|web — «KOB WEHB», noun, adjective, verb, webbed, web|bing. –n. 1. a) the web or net spun by a spider to capture its prey: »The fly was caught in a cobweb spun over a window in the barn. b) the stuff it is made of. c) a single thread spun by a spider. 2 …

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  • 17 clothing and footwear industry — Introduction also called  apparel and allied industries,  garment industries,  or  soft goods industries,         factories and mills producing outerwear, underwear, headwear, footwear, belts, purses, luggage, gloves, scarfs, ties, and household… …

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  • 18 spin — spinnability, n. spinnable, adj. /spin/, v., spun or (Archaic) span, spun, spinning, n. v.t. 1. to make (yarn) by drawing out, twisting, and winding fibers: Pioneer women spun yarn on spinning wheels. 2. to form (the fi …

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  • 19 spin — I. /spɪn / (say spin) verb (spun or, Archaic, span, spun, spinning) –verb (t) 1. to make (yarn) by drawing out, twisting, and winding fibres. 2. to form (any material) into thread. 3 …

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  • 20 List of Legend of the Galactic Heroes media — This is a list of media related to the long running series Legend of the Galactic Heroes .Original novels* These translations are unofficial because no official English version exists.Main stories:Volume 1: Dawn (黎明篇):Prologue. A summary about… …

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