intricate web

  • 1 web — n. 1) to spin; weave a web 2) an intricate, tangled web (a tangled web of intrigue) 3) a spider web USAGE NOTE: Spiders spin webs. People weave webs (the author wove a web of mystery). * * * [web] weave a web tangled web (a tangled web of… …

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  • 2 intricate — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ amazingly, highly, incredib …

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  • 3 web — noun 1 that a spider makes ADJECTIVE ▪ spider (esp. AmE), spider s (esp. BrE) VERB + WEB ▪ build, make, spin, weave 2 complicated series/network of sth …

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  • 4 web — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Norse vefr web, Old English wefan to weave Date: before 12th century 1. a fabric on a loom or in process of being removed from a loom 2. a. cobweb, spiderweb b. a network of silken… …

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  • 5 web — /wɛb / (say web) noun 1. something formed as by weaving or interweaving. 2. a thin silken fabric spun by spiders, and also by the larvae of some insects, as the tent caterpillars, etc.; cobweb. 3. a woven fabric, especially a whole piece of cloth …

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  • 6 web — webless, adj. weblike, adj. /web/, n., v., webbed, webbing. n. 1. something formed by or as if by weaving or interweaving. 2. a thin, silken material spun by spiders and the larvae of some insects, as the webworms and tent caterpillars; cobweb. 3 …

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  • 7 web — [[t]wɛb[/t]] n. v. webbed, web•bing 1) ent ivt something formed by or as if by weaving or interweaving 2) a woven, silky network spun by spiders and the larvae of some insects; cobweb 3) tex a) a woven fabric, esp. a whole piece of cloth in the… …

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  • 8 web — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. cobweb, spiderweb; weaving, texture, mesh, net; net work, hookup; trap, snare, scheme, plan; tissue, gossamer. See crossing. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A combination of threads] Syn. cobweb, lacework,… …

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  • 9 History of the World Wide Web — The World Wide Web ( WWW or simply the Web ) is a global information medium which users can read and write via computers connected to the Internet. The term is often mistakenly used as a synonym for the Internet itself, but the Web is a service… …

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  • 10 Anthropology and Archaeology — ▪ 2009 Introduction Anthropology       Among the key developments in 2008 in the field of physical anthropology was the discovery by a large interdisciplinary team of Spanish and American scientists in northern Spain of a partial mandible (lower… …

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  • 11 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

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  • 12 Politics of Bill O'Reilly — American commentator Bill O Reilly regularly expresses his point of view on a wide variety of political, social, and moral issues. He has personally labeled his political philosophy traditionalism . [ [http://abcnews.go.com/2020/story?id=2465303… …

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  • 13 Criticism of Bill O'Reilly (commentator) — Over the years, there have been several issues highlighted in American political commentator Bill O Reilly s print and broadcast work. He has drawn criticism from several individuals and groups, mostly liberalFact|date=October 2008, including Al… …

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  • 14 complex — I. noun Etymology: Late Latin complexus totality, from Latin, embrace, from complecti Date: 1643 1. a whole made up of complicated or interrelated parts < a complex of welfare programs > < the military industrial complex > 2. a. a group of… …

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  • 15 Southeast Asia, history of — Introduction       history of the area from prehistoric times to the contemporary period. Early society and accomplishments Origins       Knowledge of the early prehistory of Southeast Asia (Southeast Asia, history of) has undergone exceptionally …

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  • 16 complex — I. a. 1. Compounded, compound, composite, mixed, mingled, manifold, composed of several elements. 2. Complicated, complicate, tangled, entangled, intricate, involved. II. n. Network, complexus, complication, tangle, tangled skein, compages,… …

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  • 17 The Fiery Cross (novel) — infobox Book | name = The Fiery Cross title orig = translator = image caption = author = Diana Gabaldon cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Outlander series (book 5) genre = Historical novels publisher = Delacorte… …

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  • 18 Astrology — Not to be confused with Astronomy. ‹ The template below (Ast box) is being considered for merging. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus. › …

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  • 19 Vladimiro Montesinos — Vladimiro Ilyich Montesinos Torres (born May 20, 1945) was the long standing head of Peru s intelligence service, Servicio de Inteligencia Nacional (SIN), under President Alberto Fujimori. In 2000, secret videos, which he had recorded, were… …

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  • 20 Bees and toxic chemicals — Bees can suffer serious effects from toxic chemicals in their environment. This includes various synthetic chemicals, such as insecticides and fertilizers, as well as a variety of naturally occurring chemicals from plants, such as ethanol… …

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