Translation of honeycomb in Spanish:


panal, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhəniˌkoʊm//ˈhʌnɪkəʊm/


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    panal masculine
    • Then a fire is lit at the base of the cliff to smoke the bees from their honeycombs.
    • To identify the location of a food source too distant from the hive to be smelled or seen by the other bees, the scout does a dance on the honeycomb inside the hive.
    • This mesh looks a bit like a honeycomb, with spaces between the different parts.
    • The buffet breakfast provides an extensive choice including enjoyably creamy scrambled eggs and home-produced honey still clinging to its honeycomb.
    • Sometimes she brought home honeycomb, dripping with sweet golden stickiness, gained by climbing the hollow tree and raking it out of the hive, risking the wild bees' anger.
    • Other topics which Maclaurin wrote on were the annular eclipse of the sun in 1737 and the structure of bees' honeycombs.
    • Through his discussions with Réaumur, König was led to publish a work on the structure of honeycombs.
    • To serve, place a piece of the honeycomb in the center of a plate, set a pear on top and place a quenelle of ice cream to one side.
    • Using a method thousands of years old, he takes the honeycomb from swarming, bee-infested hives, and believe it or not, he does it with just his bare hands.
    • Beeswax is taken from honeycomb.
    • It all has to be painstakingly removed from the honeycomb.
    • He believes nature is the best designer and that its secret lies in simple shapes and components, such as the snowflake or the honeycomb, which are repeated again and again, all around us.
    • Once the honey is gooey enough, the bees seal off the cell of the honeycomb with a plug of wax.
    • The very young bees make the wax for the honeycomb.
    • During this period, various enzymes combine to form honey, which is then spread out evenly throughout the honeycombs.
    • The bee's honeycombs, pristine hexagons, are symmetrical over several axes.
    • Once the bee has made it home again, it barfs up the half-digested nectar and stores it in honeycombs.
    • The nectar is greatly concentrated and stored in wax cells, thousands of which form the honeycomb.
    • Next we could pose for a picture while holding a honeycomb full of bees.
    • The surplus is stored away in the honeycomb to sustain the bees throughout the flowerless months of autumn and winter.
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    panal masculine
    (weave/cloth/pattern) de nido de abeja
    • One of the throw pillows had a honeycomb pattern that made me dizzy.
    • The honeycomb texture is recessed rather than raised, and is available in a wide range of colours from rich vibrant reds, yellows, oranges, blues and greens to more unexpected pastel shades.
    • Honeycomb fabric is distinguished by the honeycomb or waffle patterns on the surface of the fabric.
    • The final winner was Eriskay fabric, a worsted material with an unusual honeycomb texture, designed by Catherine Murray from Bute Fabrics.

transitive verb

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    to be honeycombed with sth
    • the rock was honeycombed with passages el interior de la roca era un laberinto de pasadizos