honeycombing

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honeycombing

[′hən·ē‚kōm·iŋ]
(materials)
Internal fiber separation in drying timber.
Local roughness and weakening on the face of a concrete wall due to segregation of the concrete, with the result that there is little sand to fill in between the stone aggregate.

honeycombing

Checks or splits that develop inside a piece of wood during drying; usually not visible on the surface.
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The RS7 Quattro is fitted with seats in a grey Alcantara/leather combination with a honeycomb pattern and matching contrasting blue stitching on armrests and floor mats.
A honeycomb pattern is painted onto a wall at this site, the authors note.
MINI has given the Paceman's styling a bit of a work over, with this JCW model getting a horizontal radiator grill rib in red, with the John Cooper Works logo positioned on the honeycomb pattern.
Discovered in 2004 by Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov of the University of Manchester in England, graphene consists of a single layer of carbon atoms in a honeycomb pattern.
Honeycomb Dog Crates are molded in one piece from sturdy easy-to-clean polyethylene and are cast in a six-sided shape so several crates can be set efficiently and securely on top of one another in a space-saving honeycomb pattern.
80 mm Antireflective sapphire crystal Titanium case-back, screwed-down, engraved Water-resistant to 100 m Movement JR66, self-winding Calibre: 12 1/2''' Frequency: 28,800 vibrations/hour (4 Hz) Jewels: 43 Power reserve: minimum 42 hours Functions: hour, minute, chronograph, small second at 3, date Red dial with stamped honeycomb pattern Red circular satin-finished counters Black luminescent material transferred Arabic numerals and indexes Black luminescent material and black skeleton hour and minute hands Black second hand with luminescent material tip Black canon-shaped 3 o'clock hand Black or red rubber strap Black DLC-coated titanium buckle
Cast in a custom-built rotating furnace that reaches approximately 2,100 degree Fahrenheit, they each weigh about 20 tons, yet their internal architecture features an intricate honeycomb pattern that allows them to regulate temperature quickly while remaining extremely rigid.
UBIK fused two and three dimensions in his design, using souvenir fridge magnets to enhance a printed graphic with a honeycomb pattern.
The familiar honeycomb pattern we know today (said to mirror intertwined crosses), coats of arms and religious symbols were all used to mark these tempting tidbits.
When they used X-rays to study their creation, they saw the familiar honeycomb pattern.
From another, cubic indentations create a honeycomb pattern, etched into a spire that is 450 feet at its peak.
The clay, though, is pierced with a honeycomb pattern smoothed in some sections to define features.