[ web-ing ]
/ ˈwɛb ɪŋ /
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a strong, woven material of hemp, cotton, or jute, in bands of various widths, used for belts, carrying straps, harness, etc.
such woven bands nailed on furniture under springs or upholstery, for support.
Zoology. the membrane forming a web or webs.
something resembling this, as the leather thongs or piece connecting the sections for the thumb and forefinger in a baseball glove or mitt.
any material or part formed from interlaced threads, thongs, branches, etc., or having a latticelike appearance, as the face of a tennis racket.
webbings, Chiefly Eastern New England Older Use. the reins or lines for controlling a horse or team of horses.
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Origin of webbing

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at web, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for webbing

/ (ˈwɛbɪŋ) /

a strong fabric of hemp, cotton, jute, etc, woven in strips and used under springs in upholstery or for straps, etc
the skin that unites the digits of a webbed foot
anything that forms a web
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Medical definitions for webbing

[ wĕbĭng ]

A congenital condition in which adjacent structures or parts are joined by a broad band of tissue that is not normally present to such a degree.
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