hives

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hives(
hayvz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (illness)
a. la urticaria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
His shellfish allergy caused him to break out in hives.Su alergia al marisco le produjo urticaria.
hive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (bee colony)
a. la colmena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The bees returned to their hive to alert the others of a predator.Las abejas volvieron a la colmena para alertar a las otras de un depredador.
b. el enjambre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
If you find a bee hive on your property, it's safer to burn it than to try moving it.Si encuentras un enjambre de abejas en tu propiedad, es más seguro quemarlo que tratar de moverlo.
3. (hotbed)
a. el hervidero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Every year right before Christmas, the toy factory is a hive of activity.Cada año, justo antes de la Navidad, la fábrica de juguetes es un hervidero de actividad.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to gather into a hive)
a. meter en la colmena
We managed to hive the swarm using smoke.Logramos meter el enjambre en la colmena sirviéndonos de humo.
5. (to separate; used with "off") (United Kingdom)
a. separar
The buyer is looking at ways of hiving off the profitable side of the business and shutting down the other operations.El comprador está buscando formas de separar el lado rentable del negocio y cerrar las demás operaciones.
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hive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la colmena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (fig)
a.
a hive of activityun hervidero de actividad
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hives [haɪvz]
plural noun
(Med) urticaria (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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