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webbed

[webd]
adjective
1.
having the fingers or toes connected by a web or membrane: the webbed foot of a duck or beaver.
2.
connected or joined by a web, as the fingers or toes.
3.
formed like or with a web: a webbed roof.

Origin:
1655–65; web + -ed3

unwebbed, adjective
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webbed (wɛbd)
 
adj
1.  (of the feet of certain animals) having the digits connected by a thin fold of skin; palmate
2.  having, consisting of, or resembling a web

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web
O.E. webb "woven fabric," from P.Gmc. *wabjan (cf. O.S. webbi, O.N. vefr, Du. webbe, O.H.G. weppi, Ger. gewebe "web"), from PIE *webh- (related to O.E. wefan; see weave). Meaning "spider's web" is first recorded c.1220. Applied to the membranes between the toes of ducks and
other aquatic birds from 1576. Internet sense is from 1992, shortened from World Wide Web (1990); website is from 1994; webmaster is attested from 1993.
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Medical Dictionary

web (wěb)
n.

  1. A membrane or fold of skin connecting the toes, as of certain mammals.

  2. A structure of delicate, threadlike filaments characteristically spun by spiders.

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web   (wěb)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. A structure of fine, elastic, threadlike filaments characteristically spun by spiders to catch insect prey. The larvae of certain insects also weave webs that serve as protective shelters for feeding and may include leaves or other plant parts.

  2. A membrane or fold of skin connecting the toes in certain animals, especially ones that swim, such as water birds and otters. The web improves the ability of the foot to push against water.

  3. also Web The World Wide Web.


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Cultural Dictionary

Web definition


See Internet.

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