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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
cobweb /'kɔbweb/
  • danh từ
    • mạng nhện; sợi tơ nhện
    • vải mỏng như tơ nhện; vật mỏng mảnh như tơ nhện
    • (nghĩa bóng) cái tinh vi; cái rắc rối (lý luận...)
      • the cobwebs of the law: những cái tinh vi của luật pháp
    • (nghĩa bóng) đồ cũ rích, bỏ đi
      • cobwebs of antiquity: đồ cổ cũ rích
    • (số nhiều) (nghĩa bóng) lưới, bẫy
    • to blow away the cobwebs from one's brain
      • ra ngoài vận động cho sảng khoái tinh thần
    • to have a cobwed in one's throat
      • khô cổ
Concise Dictionary
+a fabric so delicate and transparent as to resemble a web of a spider
+filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
+a dense elaborate spider web that is more efficient than the orb web

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
a fine net of threads made by a spider to catch insects; a single thread of this net (usually used when it is old and covered with dirt): Thick cobwebs hung in the dusty corners. + He brushed a cobweb out of his hair.
See also - WEB, SPIDER'S WEB
cobwebbed adjective: cobwebbed corners
Idioms: blow / clear the cobwebs away to help sb start sth in a fresh, lively state of mind: A brisk walk should blow the cobwebs away.

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