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English noun: honeycomb

1. honeycomb (object) a structure of small hexagonal cells constructed from beeswax by bees and used to store honey and larvae


Broader (hypernym)construction, structure


Part meronymbeehive, hive

2. honeycomb (artifact) a framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees


Broader (hypernym)framework


English verb: honeycomb

1. honeycomb (creation) carve a honeycomb pattern into


SamplesThe cliffs were honeycombed.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fret

2. honeycomb (contact) penetrate thoroughly and into every part


SamplesThe revolutionaries honeycombed the organization.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)penetrate, perforate

3. honeycomb (change) make full of cavities, like a honeycomb


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, vary









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