Definition of 'web'

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Example sentences containing 'web'

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The web page has since been taken down. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Both web sites have seen significant increases in web traffic and page views. Computing (2010)The international vendetta that allegedly led to his death was obscured by a complex web of gang warfare and money laundering. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The best way to see what's available and find the best prices is to do a web search. The Sun (2016)Main points Internet records Web and phone companies must store web page visits by the public for a year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The value of these in companies, whose systems are run over the web and involve complex networks of social interaction, are obvious. Computing (2010)Each morning I have a large spider 's web on my wing mirror. Times, Sunday Times (2017)An array of wearable gadgets now lets you turn yourself into a walking world wide web. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These are people often working within a complex web of ethical dilemmas. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They hide behind web addresses and are as sneaky as snakes. The Sun (2015)Together they unpick a web of deceit and dark magic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These are the ones who build webs across your front door at this time of year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You enter the details and get to a unique web page. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is vulnerable to rival software services that are accessible via a web browser. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All of which leads us to the world wide web. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was a complex web of rage. Claudia Hammond EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)The background to their relationship is a tangled web. The Sun (2013)There was a crucial symbolic change when its web address switched from. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the web was one of the few places he could get support as a single dad. The Sun (2012)You can do this with any page on the web. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We have found from searching the web that safety glass can have such a failure because of manufacturing defects. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You may also need to convert them to another format if you want to use a different web browser. Times, Sunday Times (2006)MPs are wound into a sticky web of bureaucratic indifference to other people's money. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Like a fly in a spider 's web. The Sun (2015)Did Charity lure him into her sticky web? The Sun (2015)Thus armed, you can venture onto the world wide web. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The indebted food maker pulled off a 1.1 billion refinancing in an attempt to escape a web of financial constraints. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can get some sense of the sheer scale of this business by searching the web for "self-esteem'. Paul Martin MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)But I've got to somehow untangle that web. Christianity Today (2000)

Synonyms of 'web'

cobweb, spider's web
mesh, net, netting, screen

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Translations for 'web'

British English: web /wɛb/ NOUN
A web is the thin net made by a spider from a string that comes out of its body.
  • American English: web
  • Arabic: شَبَكَةٌ عَنْكَبُوتِيَّة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: teia
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: mreža
  • Czech: pavučina
  • Danish: net
  • Dutch: web
  • European Spanish: telaraña
  • Finnish: verkko
  • French: toile internet
  • German: Netz Spinne
  • Greek: ιστός
  • Italian: ragnatela
  • Japanese: クモの巣
  • Korean: 거미줄
  • Norwegian: spindelvev
  • Polish: pajęczyna
  • European Portuguese: teia
  • Romanian: pânză de paianjen
  • Russian: паутина
  • Spanish: telaraña
  • Swedish: nät
  • Thai: ใยแมงมุม
  • Turkish:
  • Ukrainian: павутина
  • Vietnamese: mạng dệt
British English: Web /web/ /wɛb/ NOUN
The Web is made up of a very large number of websites all joined together. You can use it anywhere in the world to search for information. Web is short for World Wide Web.
  • American English: Web
  • Arabic: الشَبَكَةُ العَنْكَبُوتِيَّة العالَـمِيَّة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: Internet
  • Chinese: 网络
  • Croatian: web
  • Czech: web
  • Danish: web
  • Dutch: Web
  • European Spanish: Internet
  • Finnish: internet
  • French: web
  • German: Web
  • Greek: Ιστός
  • Italian: Web
  • Japanese: ウェブ
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: web
  • Polish: Internet
  • European Portuguese: web
  • Romanian: internet
  • Russian: всемирная паутинаИнтернет
  • Spanish: Web
  • Swedish: webb
  • Thai: คำเรียกสั้น ๆ ของเวิลด์ไวด์เว็บ
  • Turkish: Web
  • Ukrainian: мережа
  • Vietnamese: trang mạng


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