Definition for webbed (2 of 2)
- 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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Examples from the Web for webbed
To make this point, I showed pictures of otherwise healthy humans who had been born with webbed feet and tails.
I am not good at cutting my losses; I am webbed in all around by dangling threads.
The feet are five-toed, separate, not webbed like the moles; the snout is long and pointed and very mobile.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon|Robert A. Sterndale
The hind feet are large and webbed, and resemble those of a goose.In Beaver World|Enos Abijah Mills
These are webbed on the inner side only, and curve outward, so as to form a double circle.The Malay Archipelago|Alfred Russell Wallace
His webbed hindfeet were twice as large as his mate's and he was easily the swiftest swimmer in the colony.Kazan|James Oliver Curwood
The toes are completely webbed; the fingers, one-third webbed.A Distributional Study of the Amphibians of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico|William E. Duellman
British Dictionary definitions for webbed (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for webbed (2 of 2)
- 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
Word Origin for web
Word Origin and History for webbed
Old English webb "woven fabric," from Proto-Germanic *wabjam "fabric, web" (cf. Old Saxon webbi, Old Norse vefr, Dutch webbe, Old High German weppi, German gewebe "web"), from PIE *webh- "to weave" (see weave (v.)).
Meaning "spider's web" is first recorded early 13c. Applied to the membranes between the toes of ducks and other aquatic birds from 1570s. Internet sense is from 1992, shortened from World Wide Web (1990). Web browser, web page both also attested 1990.
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