cobweb definition

  • noun:
    • The web spun by a spider to get its victim.
    • just one thread spun by a spider.
    • Something resembling the internet of a spider in gauziness or flimsiness.
    • An intricate story; a snare: caught in a cobweb of espionage and intrigue.
    • Confusion; condition: cobwebs in the mind.
    • A spiderweb, or the stays of one, specially an asymmetrical one that is woven with an irregular pattern of threads.
    • certainly one of its filaments; gossamer
    • anything thin and unsubstantial, or flimsy and pointless; trash.
    • An intricate plot to capture the unwary
    • an internet web page that either will not be updated for a long time, or that is rarely checked out
    • The European spotted flycatcher.
    • The system scatter by a spider to capture its victim.
    • A snare of insidious meshes designed to capture the ignorant and unwary.
    • whatever is slim and unsubstantial, or flimsy and useless; trash.
    • The European spotted flycatcher.
    • the internet spun by a spider to get its prey; a spider's internet.
    • Figuratively, a network of land or intrigue; an insidious snare; a contrivance for entangling the weak or unwary: as, the cobwebs regarding the law.
    • Something flimsy and easily hire, damaged through, or damaged.
    • plural The ignored accumulations of time; old musty trash.
    • filaments from a web that has been spun by a spider
    • a dense elaborate spider web that's more effective compared to orb web
    • a fabric so fine and transparent as to resemble an internet of a spider
  • verb-transitive:
    • to pay for with or just as if with cobwebs.
  • others:
    • manufactured from or resembling cobweb; therefore, thin; minor.
    • To cover with a filmy net, as of cobweb.
    • To away from cobwebs.

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