spider web


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spi·der·web

or spider web  (spī′dər-wĕb′)
n.
The silky web that a spider spins in order to catch its prey.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spider web - a web resembling the webs spun by spidersspider web - a web resembling the webs spun by spiders
entanglement, web - an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
2.spider web - a web spun by spiders to trap insect prey
cobweb - a dense elaborate spider web that is more efficient than the orb web
funnel web - a funnel-shaped spider web; the funnel-web spider perches in the center of the web
orb web - a circular spider web
sheet web - an irregular spider web woven in a single plane and looking like flattened hammocks
web - an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving; "the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn"
Translations
teranyina
pavučina
spindelvæv
araneaĵo
קורי עכביש
paučina
pókháló
クモの網
voratinklis
edderkoppsilke
pavučina
spindelnätspindelväv
References in classic literature ?
It had innumerable branches--a perfect spider web beneath the city; Jurgis walked over half a mile with his gang to the place where they were to work.
Ointment preparation: To prepare spider web ointment spider web (100 mg) was added in 100ml NaOH (2.
This spider web should easily decorate a room due to its sheer size.
Wiggins, an educator, instructional coach, and consultant, explains the implementation of spider web discussion, a technique that teaches K-12 students to work collaboratively in solving problems and self-assess that process.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new collaboration has confirmed that spider webs are superbly tuned instruments for vibration transmission -- and that the type of information being sent can be controlled by adjusting factors such as web tension and stiffness.
Decorate the area beforehand with stringy spider webs and play some eerie music to give the area the feeling of a haunted house.
Based on these potential positive influences on invertebrate abundance, we conducted a small-scale study to test the hypothesis spider web density would increase near logjams.
There are many types of spider web and spiders are sometimes known by the webs they weave.
Another fun idea that easily goes together is a spider web appetizer.
A mind map] is like a spider web," explains Pierce.
The Spanish amber contains several strands of an ancient spider web, captured insects included.
Remnants of a spider web embedded in ancient amber suggest that some spiders' diets haven't changed much in millions of years.