Definition of webbing in English:

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webbing

Pronunciation: /ˈwebiNG/

noun

1Strong, closely woven fabric used for straps, belts, etc., and for supporting the seats of upholstered chairs.
Example sentences
  • It was available in oak weave or with cotton webbing, a seat covering more suggestive of indoor use.
  • Narrow strips of fabric or leather webbing were interlaced across a seat frame, and a piece of linen was tacked above it.
  • There were two foldable aluminum seats with nylon webbing.
2The part of a baseball glove between the thumb and forefinger.
Example sentences
  • I came in and I knew I could make a play, but the webbing in my glove was like a string.
  • Reiser went to his left on the play, put up his glove and the ball stuck in the webbing.
  • Pinch the webbing between your thumb and index finger and push toward the bottom knuckle of your index finger.

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Syllabification: web·bing

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