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web

noun [C] uk   /web/ us  

web noun [C] (NET)

B1 a fixed net used to catch insects, made by a spider from the sticky thread that its body produces: We watched a spider spin a web between three tall grass stems.figurative Those involved in the fraud created an intricate web of trading companies to hide their activities.
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web noun [C] (SKIN)

the skin connecting the toes of some birds and other animals living by or on water that helps them when swimming
(Definition of web from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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