HyperDic: spider

English > 3 senses of the word spider:
NOUNanimalspiderpredatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body
communicationspider, wanderera computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database
artifactspidera skillet made of cast iron
spider > pronunciation
Soundsspay'der
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English > spider: 3 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningpredatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey.
Member ofAraneae, order Araneae, Araneida, order Araneidaspiders
Narrowerbarn spider, Araneus cavaticusAn orange and tan spider with darkly banded legs that spins an orb web daily
black and gold garden spider, Argiope aurantiaA widely distributed North American garden spider
black widow, Latrodectus mactansvenomous New World spider
comb-footed spider, theridiidspider having a comb-like row of bristles on each hind foot
garden spider, Aranea diademataA spider common in European gardens
orb-weaving spiderA spider that spins a circular (or near circular) web
tarantulalarge hairy tropical spider with fangs that can inflict painful / painful but not highly venomous bites
trap-door spiderAmerican spider that constructs a silk-lined nest with a hinged lid
wolf spider, hunting spiderground spider that hunts its prey instead of using a web
Broaderarachnid, arachnoidair-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs
Spanisharaña, araneae
Catalanaranya
Adjectivesspideryrelating to or resembling a member of the class Arachnida
English > spider: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine.
Synonymwanderer
Broaderprogram, programme, computer program, computer programme(computer science) a sequence / sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
Spanisharaña web
Catalanaranya web
English > spider: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA skillet made of cast iron.
Broaderfrying pan, frypan, skilletA pan used for frying foods

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