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Definition of 'spider'

Noun

  1. predatory arachnid that usually has silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey
  2. a 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
       Synonyms: wanderer
  3. a skillet made of cast iron


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