Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, and YouTube are all taking a unique approach to original programming on the web.
A new bill rocketing through Congress would give the president sweeping powers to police the web for national-security reasons.
At first glance I thought maybe the cruise people had pulled images of us off the web—that would have been freaky enough.
Old English webb "woven fabric," from Proto-Germanic *wabjam "fabric, web" (cf. Old Saxon webbi, Old Norse vefr, Dutch webbe, Old High German weppi, German gewebe "web"), from PIE *webh- "to weave" (see weave (v.)).
Meaning "spider's web" is first recorded early 13c. Applied to the membranes between the toes of ducks and other aquatic birds from 1570s. Internet sense is from 1992, shortened from World Wide Web (1990). Web browser, web page both also attested 1990.
A membrane or fold of skin connecting the toes, as of certain mammals.
A structure of delicate, threadlike filaments characteristically spun by spiders.