- A translucent design impressed on the surface of paper during manufacture and visible when the paper is held to the light
- The silken structure a spider builds using silk secreted from the spinnerets at the caudal tip of its abdomen; a spiderweb.
verb (web, b, ed)
- The sunlight glistened in the dew on the .
- Any interconnected set of persons, places, or things, which when diagrammed resembles a spider's web.
- Specifically, the w:World Wide Web, World Wide Web (also spelled Web).
- Let me search the for that.
- (baseball) The part of a baseball mitt between the forefinger and thumb, the webbing.
- He caught the ball in the .
- A latticed or woven structure.
- The gazebo's roof was a made of thin strips of wood.
- The interconnection between flanges in structural members, increasing the effective lever arm and so the load capacity of the member.
- A fold of tissue connecting the toes of certain birds.
- A duck paddles with its webbed feet.
- (context, manufacturing) A continuous strip of material carried by rollers during processing.
- (context, lithography) A long sheet of paper which is fed from a roll into a printing press, as opposed to individual sheets of paper.
- (intransitive) to construct or form a web
- (transitive) to cover with a web or network
- (transitive) to ensnare or entangle
- (transitive) to provide with a web
noun (wikipedia, weight)
:Compare to mass.
- The force on an object due to the gravitational attraction between it and the Earth.
- An object used to make something heavier.
- A standardized block of metal used in a balance to measure the mass of another object.
- (weightlifting): A disc of iron, dumbbell, or barbell used for training the muscles.
- (physics) mass (net weight, atomic weight, molecular weight, troy weight, carat weight, etc.)
- (statistics) A variable which multiplies a value for ease of statistical manipulation.
- (topology) the smallest cardinality of a base
- (transitive) To add weight to something, in order to make it heavier.
- (transitive) To load, burden or oppress someone.
- (context, transitive, mathematics) To assign weights to individual statistics.
- (transitive) To bias something; to slant.
- (context, transitive, horse racing) To handicap a horse with a specified weight.
- wrong font
- a British surname from a nickname for someone with white hair
- a heavy snowstorm; a blizzard
- an Arctic condition, caused by diffuse lighting, in which the horizon can not be distinguished and physical features are lost in the background
- a white correcting fluid used to cover mistakes in typescript
verb (wir, ing)
- (uncountable) Metal formed into a thin, even thread, now usually by being drawn through a hole in a steel die.
- A piece of such material; a thread or slender rod of metal, a cable
- A metal conductor that carries electricity.
- A fence made of usually barbed wire.
- (sports) A finish line of a racetrack.
- (informal) A telecommunication wire or cable; hence, an electric telegraph; a telegram
- (slang) A hidden listening device on the person of an undercover operative for the purposes of obtaining incriminating spoken evidence.
- to fasten with wire, especially with reference to wine bottles, corks, or fencing
- We need to that hole in the fence.
- to string on a wire
- to equip for use with electricity
- to add something into an electrical system by means of wiring; to incorporate or include something
- I'll just your camera to the computer screen.
- (informal) To send a message or a money value to another person through a telecommunications system, formerly predominately by telegraph.
- Urgent: please me another 100 pounds sterling.
- to make someone tense or psyched-up
- I'm never going to sleep " I'm completely wired from all that coffee.
- (slang) To install eavesdropping equipment.
- We wired the suspects house.
- A person who performs labor for his living, especially manual labor.
- A nonreproductive social insect, such as ant, bee, termite or wasp.
- A garment that is wrapped around the body and tied
- A label or advertising display that wraps around a container
- (computing) A word processing feature that moves text on to the next line if it will not fit on the current one
- (context, of clothing) designed to be wrapped around the body and tied
- (of windows, lenses etc) that extends around a corner or bend