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Synonyms for cobweb

a fabric so delicate and transparent as to resemble a web of a spider

filaments from a web that was spun by a spider


a dense elaborate spider web that is more efficient than the orb web

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It was a dim, old-fashioned chamber, festooned with cobwebs, and besprinkled with antique dust.
When one forgets one's anger in mechanics or in cobwebs, it is a sign that the anger is not dangerous.
she asked me, again pointing with her stick; "that, where those cobwebs are?
On this day of the year, long before you were born, this heap of decay," stabbing with her crutched stick at the pile of cobwebs on the table but not touching it, "was brought here.
She was clad in flowing, fluffy robes of soft material that reminded Dorothy of woven cobwebs, only it was colored in soft tintings of violet, rose, topaz, olive, azure, and white, mingled together most harmoniously in stripes which melted one into the other with soft blendings.
The bins themselves lined but two of the walls, and most of them were covered in with cobwebs, close-drawn like mosquito-curtains.
There are the cobwebs on the ceiling, a bloated spider crawling in one: a worse monster is gloating over me: those dull eyes of his, and my own pistol-barrel, cover me in the lamp-light.
There are a good many cobwebs here,' observed Arthur Gride.
Group chairman Paul Axcell was also at the event, riding his arab gelding Guisburn Golden Cobweb.
The man with a cobweb on his right cheek was seen exposing himself to a couple with a young child in Earlsheaton Park.
In its fourth and final year COBWEB invites OGC Members to join them for an icebreaker event on the evening of Monday 20th June, and a side event on the afternoon of Tuesday 21st June.
Cobweb Solutions in association with the Cloud Industry Forum, have announced the results of a large-scale survey into the business adoption of cloud computing.
Operation Cobweb began with two cases in 2012, one of which involved a high-speed police chase where a large amount of heroin was thrown from a moving car.
Trainee fairy Cobweb is directed by Miss Dandelion, the head fairy, to deliver three wishes to a woodcutter.
Yesterday afternoon children had the chance to take along a pumpkin and get creative by carving in today's Crazy Cobwebs event young visitors can make a mask, twig skeleton or a crazy cobweb.