Definition of 'hive'
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The Team Sky bus was a hive of activity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Team Sky bus was a hive of activity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The great hive mind of the internet will always find a way to neutralise an irritant. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Meanwhile a honey shortage looms because bees are staying in hives to keep dry. The Sun (2012)The production floor is a hive of activity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For a few moments each morning workshops took it in turn to become hives of activity. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)And keeping just one hive of bees is a step along the way. The Sun (2011)The castle today is a hive of activity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The auction hall is a teeming hive of activity with barely time to take a breath. The Sun (2009)The bees found it to be irresistible and by taking it back to their hives the honey harvest was ruined. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is a hive of activity. The Sun (2012)The current hive mind thinks that's great. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We've got eggs and honey from our hives. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You may find out that contests give you hives, or keep you from sleeping at nights. The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)They can also kill a hive of 30,000 honey bees in hours. The Sun (2016)The ancient Egyptians were the first to keep bees in hives. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Honey bees You can keep a hive on a roof terrace or in a small garden. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There's a hive of activity as people are trying to get their lives back on track. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The plant is a hive of activity, in stark contrast to what might have been. Times, Sunday Times (2013)TWO men were stung to death by a swarm of angry bees after trying to pinch honey from their hive. The Sun (2010)And honey from the hive. A Plague of Angels (1993)Broad beans were a good choice because bees love their early flowers - and pupils keep hives in their impressive school garden. The Sun (2010)The farm has 1,100 hives and produces about 60,000 jars a year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In rare cases, it can cause hives, flushing or wheezing. The Sun (2011)It's easy to become part of a large organisation, which is a hive of industry built with no purpose. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The whole place is a hive of activity, alive with the prospect of what lies ahead in three days' time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'hive'
British English: hive NOUN
A hive is a structure in which bees are kept.
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