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spider web

noun

Definition of spider web

US

  1. :  a network of sticky threads made by a spider and used as a resting place and a trap for food



Word by Word Definitions

spiderplay
  1. :  any of an order (Araneae syn. Araneida) of arachnids having the abdomen usually unsegmented and constricted at the base, chelicerae modified into poison fangs, and two or more pairs of abdominal spinnerets for spinning threads of silk for various uses (as in making cocoons for their eggs or webs to catch prey)

    :  a cast-iron frying pan originally made with short feet to stand among coals on the hearth

    :  any of various devices consisting of a frame or skeleton with radiating arms or members

  1. :  a fabric on a loom or in process of being removed from a loom

    :  cobweb, spiderweb

    :  a network of silken thread spun especially by the larvae of various insects (as a tent caterpillar) and usually serving as a nest or shelter

  1. :  to construct or form a web

    :  to cover with a web or network

    :  ensnare, entangle


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