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Definition 1: a framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees - [noun denoting artifact]

(honeycomb is a kind of ...) a structure supporting or containing something

Definition 2: a structure of small hexagonal cells constructed from beeswax by bees and used to store honey and larvae - [noun denoting object]

(honeycomb is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is part of honeycomb) a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree

Definition 3: make full of cavities, like a honeycomb - [verb of change]

(honeycomb is a kind of ...) become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

"her mood changes in accordance with the weather" "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"

Definition 4: penetrate thoroughly and into every part - [verb of contact]

Samples where honeycomb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the revolutionaries honeycombed the organization

(honeycomb is a kind of ...) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

"The bullet penetrated her chest"

Definition 5: carve a honeycomb pattern into - [verb of creation]

Samples where honeycomb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The cliffs were honeycombed

(honeycomb is a kind of ...) carve a pattern into

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