What is web?

  • (noun): Membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals.
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Web - Miscellaneous
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Jeffrey Zeldman - Books Authored
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Jeffrey Zeldman - Print Publications
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More definitions of "web":

  • (noun): The flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft.
    Synonyms: vane
  • (verb): Construct or form a web, as if by weaving.
    Synonyms: net
  • (noun): An intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving.
    Example: "The trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn"
  • (noun): A fabric (especially a fabric in the process of being woven).
  • (noun): Computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol.
    Synonyms: World Wide Web, WWW
  • (noun): An interconnected system of things or people.
    Example: "Tangled in a web of cloth"
    Synonyms: network
  • (noun): An intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim.
    Synonyms: entanglement

Famous quotes containing the word web:

    Science is a dynamic undertaking directed to lowering the degree of the empiricism involved in solving problems; or, if you prefer, science is a process of fabricating a web of interconnected concepts and conceptual schemes arising from experiments and observations and fruitful of further experiments and observations.
    James Conant (1893–1978)

    Any newspaper, from the first line to the last, is nothing but a web of horrors.... I cannot understand how an innocent hand can touch a newspaper without convulsing in disgust.
    Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)

    The delicate, invisible web you wove
    The inexplicable mystery of sound.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)