Meaning of “honeycomb” in the English Dictionary

"honeycomb" in British English

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uk /ˈhʌn.i.kəʊm/ us /ˈhʌn.i.koʊm/
adjective [ after verb ] uk /ˈhʌn.i.kəʊmd/ us /ˈhʌn.i.koʊmd/

The tomb was honeycombed with passages and chambers.

(Definition of “honeycomb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"honeycomb" in American English

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honeycombnoun [ C ]

us /ˈhʌn·iˌkoʊm/

a structure bees make in which to store honey, having many small separate areas, or fig. any space divided into many small, separate areas or paths:

The building was a honeycomb of private offices.

(Definition of “honeycomb” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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