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Definition of "honeycomb" []

  • A structure of hexagonal, thin-walled cells constructed from beeswax by honeybees to hold honey and larvae. (noun)
  • Something resembling this structure in configuration or pattern. (noun)
  • To fill with holes or compartments; riddle: cliffs that were honeycombed with caves and grottoes. (verb-transitive)
  • To form in or cover with a pattern like that of a honeycomb. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "honeycomb" in a sentence
  • "But one thing that would always motivate her to come and help carry bags was the promise of a piece of honeycomb from the honey vendor."
  • "- The much rumored "honeycomb" - style home screen for the upcoming Windows Mobile 6.5 has made its appearance in yet another leak."
  • "Windows Mobile 6.5 drops its 'honeycomb' - At MIX 09 in Las Vegas, Microsoft showed off its latest version of Windows Mobile 6.5, which has experienced a number of UI design tweaks."