- a woven fabric, especially a whole piece of cloth in the course of being woven or after it comes from the loom.
- the flat woven strip, without pile, often found at one or both ends of an Oriental rug.
- the series of barbs on each side of the shaft of a feather.
- the series on both sides, collectively.
verb (used with object), webbed, web·bing.
verb (used without object), webbed, web·bing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM webwebless, adjectiveweblike, adjective
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Nothing specific is changing today with Google Search, but think about these changes in the long term and keep improving your web site.Google now uses BERT to match stories with fact checks|Barry Schwartz|September 10, 2020|Search Engine Land
To collect its facts, Diffbot’s AI reads the web as a human would—but much faster.This know-it-all AI learns by reading the entire web nonstop|Will Heaven|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Neither Google Analytics nor Facebook Connect are essential to run these web pages and are services that could have been replaced or at least deactivated by now.Europe’s privacy regulators form task force to tackle complaints about Google and Facebook code|David Meyer|September 4, 2020|Fortune
The room is a two-dimensional, pixelated drawing displayed in a web browser.Create your own moody quarantine music with Google’s AI|Karen Hao|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
A site on the dark web associated with the NetWalker ransomware group posted screenshots of internal network files and directories believed to be associated with Cygilant.
He was referring to web censorship behind the Great Firewall.
With its vast web of resources and services, including its support groups, the Center has often helped save these people lives.
How has your experience been shaped by digital encounters and the social web?
The caller mentioned my work, which focused primarily on consumer products, mobile apps, emerging start-ups, and web trends.A Female Writer’s New Milestone: Her First Death Threat|Annie Gaus|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That leads us to wonder why galaxies and their black holes somehow “know” where they are in the cosmic web.
It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
"It is n't distressingly calm now," said the extra-strong frames—they were called web-frames—in the engine-room.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
The touch of the soft fabric reassured him: it was as soft as though woven of spider's web, and strong as fibres of steel.Astounding Stories, May, 1931|Various
These threads in the web of industry, which had shone that day for the first time, were the lives of two little children.The Underworld|James C. Welsh
At first girders had solid or plate webs, but for spans over 100 ft. the web always now consists of bracing bars.
British Dictionary definitions for web
- a continuous strip of paper as formed on a paper machine or fed from a reel into some printing presses
- (as modifier)web offset; a web press
- the web (often capital) short for World Wide Web
- (as modifier)a web site; web pages
verb webs, webbing or webbed
Derived forms of webwebless, adjectiveweblike, adjective
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