Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The structural part or web of a textile fabric.

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Examples

  • Guys ... if this guy was doing all this web-work out of the goodness of his heart, and truly unconditionally supported Barak, why didnt he just offer up the page for free?...

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Eventually buses, trains, taxis and regular rental car will be enfolded into this concept creating for the subscriber a seamless, virtual, yet very real web-work of transportation capable of meeting all of the needs currently met by private vehicle ownership, but at reduced costs.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Radiocar: Killer App for Mobile Net?

  • Presently the hide-and-seek frolicking began, and Tom and Becky engaged in it with zeal until the exertion began to grow a trifle wearisome; then they wandered down a sinuous avenue holding their candles aloft and reading the tangled web-work of names, dates, post-office addresses, and mottoes with which the rocky walls had been frescoed

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

  • Stooping our heads, we made our way through this cramped and labyrinthine passage—whose damp walls gleamed with a white web-work of nitre—and proceeded, by slow degrees, into the furthermost recesses of the basement.

    Nevermore

  • It's bad enough part of this damn painting tells you how to access some kind of alien web-work.

    Cyber Way

  • Far beneath was the other half of the great map, its faint web-work radiating towards the points of the compass.

    Against The Fall Of Night

  • Still they wind away in their gladness, when hurriedly Beltran reaches his hand for the heedless Vivia's, and hurriedly she sees terrifying grooves spreading round them, a great web-work of cracks, -- the awful ice lifts itself, sinks, and out of a monstrous fissure chill death rises to meet them and ingulf them.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 75, January, 1864

  • Minute fungi overspread the whole exterior, hanging in a fine tangled web-work from the eaves.

    Selections from Poe

  • Minute fungi overspread the whole exterior, hanging in a fine tangled web-work from the eaves.

    The Fall of the House of Usher

  • Minute fungi overspread the whole exterior, hanging in a fine tangled web-work from the eaves.

    The Fall of the House of Usher

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