Superhive
Superhive Su"per*hive`, n. A removable upper part of a hive. The word is sometimes contracted to super. [1913 Webster]

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  • superhive — /sooh peuhr huyv /, n. Entomol. Now Rare. super (def. 3). [1850 55; SUPER + HIVE] * * * superhive /sooˈ or sūˈpər hīv/ noun A detachable upper compartment of a beehive ORIGIN: ↑super (1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • superhive — /sooh peuhr huyv /, n. Entomol. Now Rare. super (def. 3). [1850 55; SUPER + HIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • super. — 1. superintendent. 2. superior. * * * su|per «SOO puhr», noun, adjective, verb. –n. 1. Informal. a superintendent, especially of an apartment house or office building. 2. Informal. an extra person or thing; supernumerary. 3. Informal. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • su|per — «SOO puhr», noun, adjective, verb. –n. 1. Informal. a superintendent, especially of an apartment house or office building. 2. Informal. an extra person or thing; supernumerary. 3. Informal. a supernumerary actor; extra: »to use 300 supers for a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • super — I. adjective Etymology: super Date: 1842 1. a. of high grade or quality b. used as a generalized term of approval < a super cook > 2. very large or powerful < a super atomic bomb > 3. exhibiting the characteristics of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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