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Meaning of HONEYCOMB

Pronunciation:  'hunee`kowm

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees
  2. [v]  mark with a honeycomb pattern
  3. [v]  make full of cavities, like a honeycomb
  4. [v]  penetrate thoroughly and into every part; "the revolutionaries honeycombed the organization"
  5. [v]  carve a honeycomb pattern into; "The cliffs were honeycombed"

HONEYCOMB is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 See Also: alter, change, crisscross, frame, framework, framing, fret, penetrate, perforate, vary



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Hon"ey*comb`\, n. [AS. hunigcamb. See {Honey}, and
1st {Comb}.]
1. A mass of hexagonal waxen cells, formed by bees, and used
   by them to hold their honey and their eggs.

2. Any substance, as a easting of iron, a piece of worm-eaten
   wood, or of triple, etc., perforated with cells like a

{Honeycomb moth} (Zo["o]l.), the wax moth.

{Honeycomb stomach}. (Anat.) See {Reticulum}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a honeycomb in your dream, suggests that you are trying to hold on to the sweetness and pleasures that you are experiencing in your life. It is also symbolic of your desire for love and affection.
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