verb (used with object), hived, hiv·ing.
verb (used without object), hived, hiv·ing.
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Origin of hive
OTHER WORDS FROM hivehiveless, adjectivehivelike, adjectivehiver, noun
Example sentences from the Web for hive
Another approach is to swarm the exterior of a hive, after which the mass of bees does the “wave” — a coordinated series of rippling movements.
There, they pasted small blobs and specks of dung around hive entrances.
Now researchers have found a genetic link to the hypersensitivity, which, while rarely fatal, can cause hives, wheezing, arrythmias and more.Penicillin allergies may be linked to one immune system gene|Jeanne Erdmann|November 9, 2020|Science News
He leaned into Champs’ reputation as a social hive for college students, reducing his inventory of expensive craft beers and loading up on liquor.Football is back in Happy Valley. The coronavirus never left.|Kent Babb|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
When honeybee hives die, the most common cause is something called queen bee failure.Learning what stresses queen bees could save their hives|Sharon Oosthoek|October 30, 2020|Science News For Students
The first time old Deacon Gibson, a local preacher, had been hiving a swarm of bees when Nicodemus arrived on the scene.Red Dynamite|Roy J. Snell
We meantime will gather up a few strays that even under these circumstances appear worth hiving.William Blake|Algernon Charles Swinburne
There was a dull murmurous commotion afar off, such as bees make when they are hiving.Golden Stories|Various
When the bees cluster again on the tree, the process of hiving must be repeated.Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee|L. L. Langstroth
Clement feared nothing, but he had seen few face a hiving without some distrust.Children of the Mist|Eden Phillpotts