Beehive

  • 1 Beehive — (Дейлсфорд,Австралия) Категория отеля: Адрес: 3006A Ballan Daylesford Road, 3460 Дейлсфорд …

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  • 2 Beehive — Bee hive , n. A hive for a swarm of bees. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster] Note: A common and typical form of beehive was a domeshaped inverted basket, whence certain ancient Irish and Scotch architectural remains are called beehive houses …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 beehive — [bē′hīv΄] n. 1. a box or other shelter for a colony of bees, in which they make and store honey 2. a place of great activity 3. a woman s hairdo in which the hair is worn teased on top of the head, resembling a beehive …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 beehive — early 14c., from BEE (Cf. bee) + HIVE (Cf. hive). As the name of a hairstyle, attested from 1960 (the style itself said to be popular from 1958) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 beehive — ► NOUN 1) a structure in which bees are kept. 2) a woman s domed and lacquered hairstyle popular in the 1960s …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Beehive — A beehive is, in a general sense, an enclosed structure in which some species of honey bees (genus Apis ) live and raise their young. Natural beehives (typically referred to simply as nests ) are naturally occurring structures occupied by honey… …

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  • 7 Beehive — Das Wort Beehive ist das englische Wort für Bienenstock ist der Spitzname des Regierungsgebäudes der neuseeländischen Parlamentsgebäude, siehe Beehive (Bauwerk) bezeichnet eine bienenkorbartige Steinhütte auf den britischen Inseln, siehe Beehive… …

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  • 8 beehive — [[t]bi͟ːhaɪv[/t]] beehives 1) N COUNT A beehive is a structure in which bees are kept, which is designed so that the beekeeper can collect the honey that they produce. 2) N COUNT A beehive is a hairstyle for women in which the hair is piled up… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 beehive — /ˈbihaɪv / (say beehuyv) noun 1. an artificial shelter for a nest of bees; traditionally dome shaped in the style of the natural nest of the honey bee, but now more commonly box shaped. 2. a nest of bees in the wild, whether in the style of the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 10 beehive — /bee huyv /, n. 1. a habitation or dwelling place constructed for bees, usually either dome shaped or box shaped. 2. a natural habitation of bees, as a hollowed out tree. 3. a crowded, busy place. 4. something resembling an artificial beehive in… …

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  • 11 beehive — UK [ˈbiːˌhaɪv] / US [ˈbɪˌhaɪv] noun [countable] Word forms beehive : singular beehive plural beehives 1) a structure in which you keep bees, and from which you collect their honey 2) a hairstyle for women in which the hair is held upright in a… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 beehive — Snail Snail (sn[=a]l), n. [OE. snaile, AS. sn[ae]gel, snegel, sn[ae]gl; akin to G. schnecke, OHG. snecko, Dan. snegl, Icel. snigill.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial air breathing gastropods belonging to the genus… …

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  • 13 beehive — noun Date: 14th century 1. hive 1 2. something resembling a hive for bees: as a. a scene of crowded activity b. a woman s hairdo that is conical in shape • beehive adjective …

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  • 14 beehive — n. place where bees live; natural habitation of bees; busy place, lively place; rounded and lacquered woman s hairdo that looked like a beehive (was popular in the 1960s) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 beehive — bee•hive [[t]ˈbiˌhaɪv[/t]] n. 1) ent a natural or constructed dwelling place for bees 2) a crowded, busy place 3) something resembling the shape of an artificial beehive, as a domelike hairdo for women • Etymology: 1325–75 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 beehive — n. 1 an artificial habitation for bees. 2 a busy place. 3 anything resembling a wicker beehive in being domed …

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  • 17 beehive — noun /ˈbiːhaɪv/ a) An enclosed structure in which some species of honey bees (genus Apis) live and raise their young. b) A man made structure in which bees are kept for their honey. Syn: hive, hive of activity, B 52 See Also: bee …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 Beehive — noun a) A 12 13 year old participant in the Young Women organization of the LDS Church. b) The common name for the executive wing of the New Zealand parliament buildings. See Also: Laurel, Mia Maid …

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  • 19 beehive — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. hive, stand, apiary, colony, swarm, beehouse. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. hive, beegum, skep, colony, apiary …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 beehive — bee|hive [ˈbi:haıv] n 1.) a structure where ↑bees are kept for producing ↑honey 2.) a way of arranging a woman s hair in a high pile on the top of her head, which was popular in the 1960s …

    Dictionary of contemporary English