webbing

webbing
a) A sturdy woven fabric

The webbing of the lawn chair made marks on his thigh.

b) A belt and shoulder harness with attached pouches used to carry a soldiers equipment, water, ammunition, etc.

He caught the ball in the webbing.

Syn: web gear, web belt

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  • Webbing — Web Web (w[e^]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Webbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Webbing}.] To unite or surround with a web, or as if with a web; to envelop; to entangle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Webbing stretcher — A webbing stretcher is an upholstery tool used to stretch upholstery fabrics for a snug fit. It is used primarily for the stretching of webbing used in 8 way hand tying. It consists of metal spikes that grab the webbing and is used to pull the… …   Wikipedia

  • webbing clothes moth — noun moth that forms a web in which it lives • Syn: ↑webbing moth, ↑Tineola bisselliella • Hypernyms: ↑clothes moth • Member Holonyms: ↑Tineola, ↑genus Tineola * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • webbing moth — noun moth that forms a web in which it lives • Syn: ↑webbing clothes moth, ↑Tineola bisselliella • Hypernyms: ↑clothes moth • Member Holonyms: ↑Tineola, ↑genus Tineola * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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