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Synonyms for cobwebby

covered with cobwebs

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At Screaming Circuits, way back in the cobwebby section of the building, we have a through-hole part sequencing and insertion machine.
It's also meant to be aged, which is difficult if you don't have a cobwebby cellar where it can sit for a decade.
It's quite big - about 16x 10 - and I love every cobwebby inch of it.
There were cracks in walls and a cobwebby haze that dimmed windows; the floors creaked and groaned like the hull of a doomed galleon; and the whole place felt as if it was always leaning shruggishly into the gusting ocean wind.
We're not out of winter yet so look out for cobwebby knits and ponchos which first appeared in the autumn and which will spill over to spring.
Tormented by too much religion in the head, I endlessly circumnavigated my cobwebby mind, hoisted on the petard of unanswerable Western Christian koans, such as how to haul my pesky adolescent body along with my soul to holiness.
The venue may sound like some cobwebby, creaking edifice, but Gosforth Civic Hall is very much a contemporary building - albeit functional rather than outwardly attractive - which represents ambition and resourcefulness at work.
It's a welcome opportunity to let the wind of change blow through racing's cobwebby corridors.
Floppy of fringe and skinny of jean, he's swapped the white lab coat for a Top Man leather jacket and made star-gazing popular among the young 'uns who may have found our generation's Sir Patrick Moore a little too cobwebby and odd to really enthuse about.
I remember squatting in our cellar making my daughter a dollhouse, under the close sky of the cobwebby ceiling, and the hammer going numb in my hand as I saw not only my life but hers, so recently begun, as a futile misadventure, a leap out of the dark and back.
Thus, Lady Jane: "Still, there is a cobwebby grey velvet, with a tender bloom like cold gravy, which, made Florentine fourteenth-century, trimmed with Venetian leather and Spanish altar lace, and surmounted with something Japanese--it matters not what--would at least be Early English
For many, nothing can replace genuine quality plus long, slow ageing in an oak barrel and years of storage in cool, cobwebby cellars, but scientists now claim that a quick blast with an electric field can improve lower-quality wine and shorten storage time.
All the windows look dusty and cobwebby, the dog is scratching miserably, Gravenstein apples are dropping off the tree, and the boys still need school clothes, a job I put off as long as possible in hopes that the new jeans won't be outgrown before the first report cards come home.
Early in the morning white, cobwebby mycelium may be seen on the surface of infected tissue (Figure 16-14).
1 Daphne Oram, Oramics (Paradigm) Music created by one of the founders of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop--a spellbinding mixture of bright sci-fi television ads, ominous tape work for theater, and cobwebby electronic classical miniatures.