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web

noun [C] (NET)    /web/
B1 a fixed net used to catch insects, made by a spider from the sticky thread that its body produces: a spider's web 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. → See also cobwebAnimal dwellings - naturalAnimal Dwellings - man-madeNets, grids and grilles
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