how to pronounce honeycomb


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honeycomb is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of honeycomb in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… like honeycomb structures …”

meanings of honeycomb


  1. Any structure resembling a honeycomb.
  2. Voids left in concrete resulting from failure of the mortar to effectively fill the spaces among coarse aggregate particles.
  3. Manufactured material used manufacture light, stiff structural components using a sandwich design.
  4. A space-filling packing of polytopes in 3- or higher-dimensional space.
  5. A structure of hexagonal cells made by bees primarily of wax, to hold their larvae and for storing the honey to feed the larvae and to feed themselves during winter.
  6. The texture of the surface of a solar cell, intended to increase its surface area and capture more sunlight.


  1. To riddle something with holes, especially in such a pattern.

honeycomb frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word honeycomb occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics honeycomb can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that honeycomb can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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