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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

honeycombing

Checks or splits that develop inside a piece of wood during drying; usually not visible on the surface.
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The new black honeycomb pattern adds to a sportier look, and redesigned foglamp housings and front bumpers give the HR-V some newfound aggression.
The model features a more 'classic' fabric roof, a honeycomb pattern visible in the kidney grilles and will share the BMWs' drivetrain.
Perifollicular scales, white dots and blue-grey dots along with accentuation of honeycomb pattern were seen in LPP (Figure 1).
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The sportiness is emphasised by the hexagonal radiator grille with honeycomb pattern and large air inlets.
A sophisticated addition to any space, this high-end lamp boasts a fabulous artdeco style, thanks to it gorgeous bumble-bee motif and honeycomb pattern.