honeycombed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj honeycombed pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Each honeycomb in Honeycomb cereal has seven holes
    • a Honeycombed Formed or perforated like a honeycomb. "Each bastion was honeycombed with casements."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: "Fine turkey" and "honeycomb" are terms used for different qualities and textures of sponges.
    • honeycombed Perforated or excavated like a honeycomb; specifically, having little cells, as cast metal when not solid.
    • honeycombed Decorated with a honeycomb pattern—either the Mayflower pattern or one of hexagons.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Honeycombed (-kōmd) formed like a honeycomb
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Quotations

  • Bible
    Bible
    “Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hunig; Ger. honig, Ice. hunang.

Usage

In literature:

They meet in the great caverns which honeycomb the continent.
"Priestess of the Flame" by Sewell Peaslee Wright
Is it not sweeter also than honey or the honeycomb?
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
The grounds are honeycombed in all directions with mines; silver is king.
"Aztec Land" by Maturin M. Ballou
Her hair was the color of old honeycomb, her face browned by sun and wind.
"The Duke Of Chimney Butte" by G. W. Ogden
The ground that they crossed so recklessly was a vast honeycomb of caves.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
Edward Rider stood silent, gazing at her as in her sudden anguish Nettie pulled down and reconstructed that curious honeycomb.
"The Doctor's Family" by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
The whole Earth is honeycombed with their guards.
"Slaves of Mercury" by Nat Schachner
I saw caverns, open, widened tunnels, as though this mountain were honeycombed.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
He even eats broiled fish and honeycomb.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
It would have beaten the finest Indian scout to try and distinguish the trench from the debris and honeycomb of shell-holes.
"How I Filmed the War" by Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
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In poetry:

Her eyes are bright,
Her bosom white
As the sea foam
On sharp rocks sprayed;
Her mouth is made
Of honeycomb.
"Brunette" by Victor James Daley
The Bee was told by a young Bat
A man had need of home;
He flew away at once, and said
"Come to my honeycomb!"
"A Ballad of The Kind Little Creatures" by Richard Le Gallienne
Princess, before I cease to be,
Bend o'er my lips so burning dry
Thy honeycombs of ivory--
To taste that honey is to die.
"Ballade Of The Bees Of Trebizond" by Richard Le Gallienne
The babbling froth of the surface foam
Clings close to the side of my moveless boat,
Like endless meshes of honeycomb,--
And I break it off, and send it afloat.
"Slack Tide" by Sophie Margaret Hensley
The Apostle takes the Cup of Wine,
The white Bread on the paten bright,
O Food of angels dear, divine!
The Lord of Life comes down in light,
And sweeter than the honeycomb
Rests in the heart that was His home.
"After Ascension" by Katharine Tynan
A MONTH or twain to live on honeycomb
Is pleasant; but one tires of scented time,
Cold sweet recurrence of accepted rhyme,
And that strong purple under juice and foam
Where the wine’s heart has burst;
Nor feel the latter kisses like the first.
"Before Parting" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

Google's Android 3.0 or " Honeycomb " is a tablet-only OS for now, a Google spokesman said Wednesday.
Somewhat oddly, Google ended the launch of Honeycomb and its Web store without entertaining questions from journalists.
Google's Tablet-Centric New Android OS Brings Encryption to Enterprise IT, But Will Companies Adopt Honeycomb over Apple iOS.
CNN App for Honeycomb .
Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb Packs a Punch.
You'll have to get used to Honeycomb 's new quirks and tweaks.
Android 3.0 Honeycomb Debuts Wednesday: What to Expect.
The Eee Pad tablet will run Honeycomb and start shipping this summer, Asus spokesman Gary Key told Wired in an e-mail message.
Google showed off a preview of its hotly awaited, tablet-optimized Android 3.0 -- nicknamed Honeycomb -- in a demo on Thursday at the Consumer Electronics Show.
The Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS logo (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife).
Governor Steve Beshear announced Monday that Indy Honeycomb is adding 13 full-time jobs.
Its 10.1-inch screen and the Android 3.1 Honeycomb tablet operating system are impressive, and the Tab's TouchWiz interface enhances its usability.
Essentially an American take on a Violet Crumble or Crunchie bar, this treat is not made from real honeycomb at all.
Lightning streaks across the sky, thunder echoes off the rust red cliffs of the Honeycombs.
Open slots in the hood with "supercharger" written alongside, and the rich honeycomb grille, draw attention to the sedan.
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In science:

Thus the question amounts to: how does the QHE criticality behave for a model with random hopping on the honeycomb lattice.
Quantum Hall plateau transition in graphene with spatially correlated random hopping
Landau level, depends on (i) the symmetry and (ii) the range of randomness in the honeycomb lattice.
Quantum Hall plateau transition in graphene with spatially correlated random hopping
The tight-binding Hamiltonian for the honeycomb lattice is H = Pi,j tij eiθij c† i cj , in standard notations, where the Peierls phase {θij } is determined such that the sum of the phases around a hexagon is equal to the magnetic flux −2πφ piercing the hexagon in units of the flux quantum φ0 = h/e.
Quantum Hall plateau transition in graphene with spatially correlated random hopping
In real space we can decompose the honeycomb lattice into two sub-lattices A and B , for which the fermion operators are transformed as γ ciγ−1 = sci with s = +1(−1) for i ∈ A(B ).
Quantum Hall plateau transition in graphene with spatially correlated random hopping
The lattice is divided into a honeycomb (open and filled circles) and a triangular sublattice (pentagons), which are dual to each other.
Phase transitions in self-dual generalizations of the Baxter-Wu model
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