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spider web

noun
1.
the web that is spun by a spider, made of interlaced threads of viscous fluid that harden on exposure to air.
Also, spider's web.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35
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Examples from the web for spider web
  • Critical thinking is, more or less, the other anchor of the spider web: the willowy stem of skepticism.
  • The light was perfect, only there was this gummed up old spider web on it with this and that stuck to it.
  • Some birds chirped and flew through some of the spider web-covered windows.
  • Amber-and an ancient spider web-trap an isolated prehistoric feather barb.
  • These straps often suggest a spider web or, in a more exaggerated form, a delicate cage.
  • They twist in an ersatz spider web above a dark reflecting pool in the center of the dining room.
  • It's really graphic to watch this lattice of steel go up as if it were a spider web or something.
  • The brown recluse spider is sedentary and builds an irregular web that is often not recognized as a spider web.
  • Now you can get an up-close and personal look at a spider web.
  • When stems are broken a stringy substance appears resembling a spider web.

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