from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A strong, narrow, closely woven fabric used especially for seat belts and harnesses or in upholstery.
  • n. Something forming a web.
  • n. Baseball See web.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sturdy woven fabric
  • n. A belt and shoulder harness with attached pouches used to carry a soldier's equipment, water, ammunition, etc.
  • n. The part of a baseball mitt between the forefinger and thumb, the web

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A woven band of cotton or flax, used for reins, girths, bed bottoms, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. plural Reins.
  • n. A woven material, especially one woven without pile, plainly and strongly.
  • n. In printing, the broad tapes used to conduct webs or sheets of paper in a printing-machine, or the broad straps or girths attached to the rounce of the hand-press.
  • n. In zoology, the webs of the digits collectively: as, the webbing is extensive or complete; the webbed state of the digits, or the formation of their webs; palmation. See web, n., 10.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. something forming a web (as between the toes of birds)
  • n. a narrow closely woven tape; used in upholstery or for seat belts
  • n. a strong fabric woven in strips


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