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honeycomb

hon·ey·comb

honeycomb

 
pronunciation:
huh ni kom
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a structure of beeswax having many small, six-sided, thin-walled cells in which bees store their honey.
 
definition 2: something having a similar texture or appearance.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: honeycombed, honeycombing, honeycombs
definition 1: to fill with holes, pockets, or cavities.
Lapses of memory honeycombed her autobiography.
definition 2: to shape or decorate in a pattern like that of a honeycomb.
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