honeycomb honeycomb  /ˈhə ni ˌkoʊm/


  1. (n) a structure of small hexagonal cells constructed from beeswax by bees and used to store honey and larvae
  2. (n) a framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees
  3. (v) carve a honeycomb pattern into
  4. (v) penetrate thoroughly and into every part
  5. (v) make full of cavities, like a honeycomb


  1. So Japanese architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa gave it a home that's part funky, part shimmery, an asymmetrical stack of boxes covered by a honeycomb of aluminum.
  2. Also in place are a trillion glial cells, named after the Greek word for glue, which form a kind of honeycomb that protects and nourishes the neurons.
  3. They rampaged through the caves that honeycomb Bamiyan's cliffs, smashing thousands of smaller Buddha sculptures.


  1. Top 5 must-have Android tablet apps

    Must-have Android tablet apps Even the most die-hard Android fan has to admit that it has taken Android quite a while to catch up to Apple when it comes to quality tablet-optimized apps. You can't blame Google entirely, though. With the dramatic launch of their tablet-only Honeycomb OS, Google tried hard to rally Android developers around building great tablet apps. Why it took developers ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Demolition Watch: Ambassador College's Modern Honeycomb Has Been Destroyed

    And another underrated but beautiful mid-century building bites the dust: we've heard from a few places (including these photos) that the honeycombed Fine Arts Building at Pasadena's Ambassador College has been demolished....
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Curbed LA

  3. Blur, Honeycomb – Altamira’s Featured Open-Source Technologies

    MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Altamira is a recognized leader in the open source technology space, having created Blur, capable of querying massive amounts of data at incredible speeds, and Honeycomb, a MySQL storage engine.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire

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  1. "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

  2. "When I was chairman of the selection panel [until June 2004], we did nominate Sarwan, but something took place then, I don't wish to say what," Richards said. "I felt he had respect. Just like a honeycomb, all the other players felt...
    on Apr 27, 2007 By: Viv Richards Source: Times Online

  3. "Paula leaving American Idol is like a honeycomb without the honey," former contestant Blake Lewis said. "She brought a sweetness to the 'AI' that no one can replace. She will be forever our girl.â€"
    on Aug 6, 2009 By: Blake Lewis Source: New York Daily News

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