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web

noun [C] uk   us   /web/

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
Translations of “web”
in Arabic شَبَكة…
in Korean 거미줄…
in Malaysian sarang labah-labah, selaput…
in French toile, palmure…
in Turkish örümcek ağı…
in Italian ragnatela…
in Chinese (Traditional) 網, (蜘蛛)網…
in Russian паутина…
in Polish pajęczyna…
in Vietnamese mảng tơ, màng da…
in Spanish tela, tejido, membrana interdigital…
in Portuguese teia (de aranha)…
in Thai ใยแมงมุม, พังผืด…
in German das Netz, die Schwimmhaut…
in Catalan teranyina…
in Japanese クモの巣…
in Indonesian jaring labah-labah, selaput kaki unggas air…
in Chinese (Simplified) 网, (蜘蛛)网…
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