Definitions

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  • noun The net-like construct of a spider containing sticky strands to catch prey.
  • noun Something that resembles a spider's net in either its mesh like, entrapping or fragileness quality.
  • verb transitive To connect or cover as if with spiderwebs.

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Examples

  • Then we slow down, hop off and head to what we call the spiderweb, a network of ropes and poles built to climb on.

    Little Bird

  • Then we slow down, hop off and head to what we call the spiderweb, a network of ropes and poles built to climb on.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • A spiderweb is wrapping itself around me, moving on its own, he said with a calm unlike anything Aki had ever heard from him before.

    USURPER OF THE SUN - NOJIRI « Haikasoru: Space Opera. Dark Fantasy. Hard Science.

  • The spiderweb is my fave, too, Frances, though all the shots are lovely.

    Look Up-Look Down-Look All Around « Fairegarden

  • The raindrops fringing the bushes became prisms, a spiderweb was a fairy foot-bridge; and all our birds, leaving for a moment such household torments as squalling insatiable mouths that must be filled, became jubilant choristers.

    Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man

  • Now imagine if LEGO actually produced special pieces like the atrium "spiderweb" window or bricks with rounded edges.

    Do LEGOs Have The Wright Stuff?

  • Amanda thought this was some kind of spiderweb, but my Wreck radar is telling me it was supposed to be a mummy head.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • What is even more sad is that, on the second cake, I was probably far more disturbed by the really crappy, fake, plastic poinsettia stuck along the side than I was over the "spiderweb" pattern on the top of the cake.

    The Haunted Holidays

  • Amanda thought this was some kind of spiderweb, but my Wreck radar is telling me it was supposed to be a mummy head.

    Mum's the Word

  • For example, when the glass spiderweb, which is allusive to nature but is not nature, meets the roof, which really is alive.”

    Natural Phenomenon

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