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hive

1. a structure in which social bees live and rear their young
2. a colony of social bees
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What does it mean when you dream about a hive?

The hive is a symbol of industriousness and teamwork. If stung by a bee or many bees, one needs to either get to work or slack off from overworking (being “busy a bee”).

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hive

[hīv]
(agriculture)
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LAZYBONES One of the puzzles of the mole rats' hivelike colonies has been what technical papers politely call "infrequent workers".
Photoallergic, a reaction to certain chemicals in the drug that are changed by exposure to ultraviolet light and converted to allergens, causing itching and hivelike rashes.
The set by Phillip Graneto takes the form of two ornamental heaps of metal debris on either side of the stage (like larval versions of the giant junk assemblages in Les Miserables), framing a hivelike back-projection screen that is used, as per Orwell's stage directions, to indicate the omnipresence of Big Brother, and also as a narrative convenience for prefilmed flashbacks.