- A portable, bi-directional radio transceiver, usually as a pair.
- 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
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.
- (past of, wire)
- equipped, Equipped with wires, so as to connect to a power source or to other electric or electronic equipment; connected by wires.
- Equipped with hidden electronic eavesdropping devices.
- reinforced, Reinforced, supported, tied or bound with wire.
- (slang) Very excited, hyper; high-strung.
- After three cups of coffee she was too to sleep.
- (context, poker slang) A pair in Seven card stud with one face up and one face down
- (context, poker slang) Three of a kind as the first three cards in Seven card stud
- I was dealt three of a kind, .