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1. orb

noun. ['ˈɔrb'] the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye.

Synonyms

  • capsule
  • optic
  • eye
  • oculus

Antonyms

  • antapex
  • zenith
  • nadir
  • natural object

Etymology

  • orbe (French)
  • orbis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Orb Web

  • streb
  • celeb
  • greb
  • webb
  • tebbe
  • jeb
  • hebb
  • deb
  • bebb
  • ebb

Example sentences of the word orb-web


1. Noun Phrase
The jewel spider constructs a typical orb web with spokelike lines and spirals.

2. web

noun. ['ˈwɛb'] the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft.

Synonyms

  • blade
  • feather
  • vane
  • plume
  • plumage

Antonyms

  • spoils system
  • merit system
  • disjoin
  • uncover

Etymology

  • webb (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. web

noun. ['ˈwɛb'] an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim.

Synonyms

  • spider web
  • entanglement
  • spider's web

Antonyms

  • approve
  • free
  • let go of
  • natural object

Etymology

  • webb (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. web

noun. ['ˈwɛb'] an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving.

Synonyms

  • tent
  • spider web
  • spider's web
  • webbing
  • object

Antonyms

  • outgo
  • gross
  • proximate

Etymology

  • webb (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. orb

noun. ['ˈɔrb'] an object with a spherical shape.

Synonyms

  • time-ball
  • globule
  • bolus
  • globe
  • sphere
  • crystal ball
  • fireball
  • mothball
  • spherule
  • pellet
  • camphor ball

Antonyms

  • inattention
  • gain
  • progress
  • better

Etymology

  • orbe (French)
  • orbis (Latin)

6. web

noun. ['ˈwɛb'] an interconnected system of things or people.

Synonyms

  • espionage network
  • system
  • old boy network
  • network
  • support system
  • reticulum

Antonyms

  • mental
  • unbraid
  • unweave
  • untwist

Etymology

  • webb (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. web

noun. ['ˈwɛb'] a fabric (especially a fabric in the process of being woven).

Synonyms

  • textile
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied
  • immateriality

Etymology

  • webb (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. orb

verb. ['ˈɔrb'] move in an orbit.

Synonyms

  • circulate
  • circle
  • orbit
  • revolve

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • forward
  • progressive
  • anterograde

Etymology

  • orbe (French)
  • orbis (Latin)

9. web

noun. ['ˈwɛb'] membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals.

Synonyms

  • tissue layer
  • webfoot

Antonyms

  • dress down
  • undercharge
  • dirty

Etymology

  • webb (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. web

noun. ['ˈwɛb'] computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol.

Synonyms

  • computer network
  • World Wide Web

Antonyms

  • insubstantial
  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality

Etymology

  • webb (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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