Kive vs Hive - What's the difference?

kive | hive |

As a pronoun kive

is .

As a noun hive is

(label) winter.






(en noun)
  • A structure for housing a swarm of honeybees.
  • (Dryden)
  • The bees of one hive; a swarm of bees.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • A place swarming with busy occupants; a crowd.
  • a wretched hive of scum and villainy
  • * Tennyson
  • the hive of Roman liars
  • (computing, Microsoft Windows) A section of the registry.
  • * 2006 , Jean Andrews, Fixing Windows XP (page 352)
  • Windows builds the registry from the five registry hives
  • * 2011 , Samuel Phung, Professional Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 6.0
  • For devices built with hive-based registry implementation, the registry data are broken into three different hives — the boot hive, system hive, and user hive.

    Derived terms

    * beehive * hivemind * mother-hive * superhive * hive five

    See also

    * apiary


  • (entomology) To enter or possess a hive.
  • To form a hive-like entity.
  • To collect into a hive.
  • to hive a swarm of bees
  • To store in a hive or similarly.
  • * Byron
  • Hiving wisdom with each studious year.
  • To take shelter or lodgings together; to reside in a collective body.
  • (Alexander Pope)

    Derived terms

    * hive off English collective nouns