HyperDic: honeycomb

English > 5 senses of the word honeycomb:
NOUNobjecthoneycomba structure of small hexagonal cells constructed from beeswax by bees and used to store honey and larvae
artifacthoneycomba framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees
VERBcreationhoneycombcarve a honeycomb pattern into
contacthoneycombpenetrate thoroughly and into every part
changehoneycombmake full of cavities, like a honeycomb
honeycomb > pronunciation
Soundshhah'niykow.m
Rhymesaerodrome ... tome: 31 rhymes with owm...
English > honeycomb: 5 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA structure of small hexagonal cells constructed from beeswax by bees and used to store honey and larvae.
Part ofbeehive, hiveA structure that provides a natural habitation for bees
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishpanal
Catalanbresca
English > honeycomb: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees.
Broaderframework, frameA structure supporting or containing something
Spanishpanal
Catalanrusc
Verbshoneycombmake full of cavities, like a honeycomb
honeycombcarve a honeycomb pattern into
English > honeycomb: 5 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningcarve a honeycomb pattern into.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The cliffs were honeycombed"
Broaderfretcarve a pattern into
Nounshoneycomba framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees
English > honeycomb: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningpenetrate thoroughly and into every part.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"the revolutionaries honeycombed the organization"
Broaderpenetrate, perforatePass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
Spanishempapar, ocupar
English > honeycomb: 5 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake full of cavities, like a honeycomb.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broaderchange, alter, varyBecome different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics / characteristics or essence
Spanishacribar, acribillar
Catalancrivellar
Nounshoneycomba framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees

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