hive hive  /ˈhaɪv/


  1. (n) a teeming multitude
  2. (n) a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees
  3. (n) a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree
  4. (v) store, like bees
  5. (v) move together in a hive or as if in a hive
  6. (v) gather into a hive


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  1. Dave Phippen, a partner in his family's farm in nearby Manteca, just paid $150 per hive to a Texas supplier.
  2. Dull taste Bees are poorly equipped with taste genes, another likely result of the hive, since anything one bee eats has probably been proved safe by another.
  3. The Library of Congress has even started to poll the Flickr hive mind when cataloging its own photos.


  1. Retail Reality Show, becomes Retail Royalty

    ST. LOUIS, MO. (KTVI) – It’s a bee hive of activity at the Women’s Closet Exchange, and that’s good for...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 2 News St. Louis

  2. Android gets open source HTML5 app for secure file syncing

    SpiderOak's Dropbox-like "Hive" service spreads across more platforms.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Ars Technica

  3. Official: Two suffer minor injuries in North Austin bee hive attack

    Two men suffered minor injuries when they disturbed a bee hive in North Austin early Tuesday, an Austin Fire Department official said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman


  1. "Every community has divisions, black or white. So it's easy to find dissent and to hive the applicants off from the claimant group : Some companies think they can get away with blue murder in NSW. It's a disgrace," said Mundine, a former...
    on Aug 15, 2008 By: Warren Mundine Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Quinn said: "There's a great excitement around the place and, after all the talking we have been doing for the last six weeks, it's all now down to the action. The players coming back is a big thing. The place is a hive of activity."
    on Jul 9, 2009 By: Niall Quinn Source:

  3. "The Hive Group's Honeycomb software has always provided a means to quickly and efficiently sift through volumes of data. Now, with the thin client architecture, The Hive Group has raised the bar, providing a flexible platform that meets the demands...
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Ben Shneiderman Source: MarketWatch

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