beehive beehive  /ˈbi ˌhaɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any workplace where people are very busy
  2. (n) a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree
  3. (n) a hairdo resembling a beehive
  4. (n) a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees

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Usage(s):

  1. Originally, beehive paintings were crude designs to ward off evil spirits; favorite subjects were the Madonna, the saints, and especially Job, the patron saint of beekeepers.
  2. If you climbed into an MRI machine and lay there quietly, waiting for instructions from a technician, the dark network would be as active as a beehive.
  3. In 2003, Best Buy's corporate headquarters in Minneapolis was just another cubicle beehive buzzing with nine-to-fivers.

News

  1. Video: Are mites or pesticides causing honeybee problems?

    Thu, 06 Jun 2013 16:01:46 GMT By Jane Gargas Yakima Herald-Republic GORDON KING/Yakima Herald-Republic Miguel Barajas examines a beehive to ensure the queen bee is strong as he and others work with hives belonging to Olson’s Honey in a yard near Selah on May 16. Eric Olson, a co-owner of Olson’s Honey, believes that pesticides may be only one factor contributing to colony collapse disorder in ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Yakima Herald-Republic

  2. Ski industry sees 5.4% increase

    The Beehive State may have experienced a cold and dry winter, but there was still enough snow to get people on the slopes. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Standard-Examiner

  3. Missing St. George man found in good health

    A man missing in St. George was found safe and sound Tuesday afternoon. Ronald Bucher, 92, went on a walk from his residence at Beehive Homes , a senior living center at 2397 S. River Road, at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, and was not seen for several hours.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "I love the fact that she has never changed, and there's a consistency there that's admirable and so extraordinary. If her hairstyle one minute was a beehive in the '60s and then it was a shag cut or mullet in the '70s," Mirren joked.
    on Feb 21, 2007 By: Helen Mirren Source: Washington Post

  2. "No matter how much she breaks down, she still has the beehive of sorts and the outfits and eyeliner," Von Teese says. "When I see pictures of her I wish I could tidy her up a bit."
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: Dita Von Teese Source: Metro Canada - Halifax

  3. His brother, guitarist Noel, added: "Good luck to her, she's a nice girl but you just feel like it's been invented. It's like they've said, 'Amy Winehouse, she's got a black beehive, we'll do a blonde one.
    on Jun 19, 2009 By: Noel Gallagher Source: Ireland Online

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