Adjective "webbed" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/wɛbd/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

(of the feet of a swimming bird or other aquatic animal) having the toes connected by a membrane.
  1. 'When Barbara got Zina home, she made a strange discovery - the dog has webbed feet since she is an otterhound, bred for medieval hunting when otters could be found on the dinner table.'
  2. 'These otters possess webbed feet with strong claws.'
  3. 'The beaver has specialized aquatic features such as webbed feet, nostrils and ears that can close under water, membranes that cover the eyes under water, and a broad, flat, scaly tail.'
  4. 'Early interpretations of fossil skin impressions suggested that hadrosaur feet were webbed.'
  5. 'The animal was the size of a large sea lion, with broad webbed feet on both fore and hind limbs, so it could both walk and swim.'
  6. 'Their webbed feet are black and their eyes yellow.'
  7. 'Albatrosses are seabirds with long, narrow wings, a short tail and large webbed feet.'
  8. 'It looks a lot like a beaver - hairy body, flat tail, limbs and webbed feet adapted for swimming - but it lived 164 million years ago.'
  9. 'The breed also has completely webbed feet and swims with a breast stroke instead of a dog paddle.'
  10. 'The little seabird nests high in coastal forests, a fact that had eluded ornithologists until several years ago, when a bird with webbed feet flopped out of a felled tree.'
  11. 'I grew up being teased about my toes, which appear to be webbed.'
  12. 'Facial deformities are common, along with webbed feet and hands.'
(of a band or strip of tough material) made from webbing or similar fabric.
  1. 'Some in the entourage had covered their faces with flags or hoods, some wore uniforms, and some had strapped webbed belts with green cartridge cases over their jeans.'

Definitions

1. having the fingers or toes connected by a web or membrane: the webbed foot of a duck or beaver.

2. connected or joined by a web, as the fingers or toes.

3. formed like or with a web: a webbed roof.

More examples(as adjective)

"floors can be webbed with loops."

"feet can be webbed."

"fingers can be webbed."

"toes can be webbed."

"paws can be webbed."

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