Examples of spider in a Sentence
We watched the spider spin its web.
Recent Examples of spider from the Web
Arabella the Spider, died 1973 U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville Arabella was a common female garden spider selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to go into space.
Humans aren’t the only ones who sometimes find themselves in need of Plan B: Some female wolf spiders have developed a natural strategy for killing off unwanted sperm after a male has deposited it in their body.
Without birds to eat them, spiders have flourished.
While reporting live on location at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport this week, Shannon was forced to share the spotlight with an unlikely visitor: a GIANT spider.
Almost every act that followed was equally entertaining, from the couple performing together in an aerial act to the contortionist spiders to the scarabs on the trapeze.
Wait, that’s not a leaf; that’s a spider pretending to be a leaf.
Instead, sea-spider digestive systems extend all the way down inside the animals’ legs.
Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (2010) Making a Spider-Man movie requires ropes, harnesses and plenty of CGI.
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Origin and Etymology of spider
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Financial Definition of SPIDER
What It Is
How It Works
A SPDR is valued at one-tenth the S&P 500 Index and trades on the American Stock Exchange at about 10% of the dollar value level of the S&P 500. Each SPDR represents a unit of ownership in a trust that holds a portfolio of stocks that track the performance and dividend yield of an index.
SPDRs trade like stocks, and like stocks, they can be shorted, purchased on margin, and pay regular dividends.
SPIDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spider for English Language Learners
: a small creature that has eight legs and usually creates a web of sticky threads in which it catches insects for food
SPIDER Defined for Kids
Definition of spider for Students
medical Definition of spider
- an arterial spider
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