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1. honeycomb

noun. ['ˈhʌniːˌkoʊm'] a framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees.

Antonyms

  • disassembly

Etymology

  • comb (English)
  • honey (English)
  • honig (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Honeycomb

  • catacomb
  • lancome
  • lincicome

Example sentences of the word honeycomb


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the honeycomb from the beehive and scrape as much of the honey off of it as you can.

2. Adjective
Though it's a bit chewy, honeycomb makes an interesting extra ingredient when enjoying honey.

2. honeycomb

noun. ['ˈhʌniːˌkoʊm'] a structure of small hexagonal cells constructed from beeswax by bees and used to store honey and larvae.

Synonyms

  • construction
  • beehive
  • hive

Antonyms

  • spread
  • let out
  • diversify
  • take in

Etymology

  • comb (English)
  • honey (English)
  • honig (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. honeycomb

verb. ['ˈhʌniːˌkoʊm'] make full of cavities, like a honeycomb.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • equal
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • comb (English)
  • honey (English)
  • honig (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. honeycomb

verb. ['ˈhʌniːˌkoʊm'] carve a honeycomb pattern into.

Antonyms

  • increase

Etymology

  • comb (English)
  • honey (English)
  • honig (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. honeycomb

verb. ['ˈhʌniːˌkoʊm'] penetrate thoroughly and into every part.

Synonyms

  • penetrate

Antonyms

  • loosen
  • depersonalize

Etymology

  • comb (English)
  • honey (English)
  • honig (Middle English (1100-1500))
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