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Meaning of "queen substance" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUEEN SUBSTANCE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUEEN SUBSTANCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Queen substance is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QUEEN SUBSTANCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of queen substance in the English dictionary

The definition of queen substance in the dictionary is a pheromone secreted by queen honeybees and consumed by the workers, in whom it causes suppression of egg-laying.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUEEN SUBSTANCE

queen bee
Queen Charlotte Islands
queen consort
queen dowager
Queen Elizabeth Islands
queen it
Queen Mab
Queen Maud Land
Queen Maud Range
queen mother
queen of puddings
Queen of Sheba
queen olive
queen post
queen regent
queen regnant
Queen Street Farmer
Queen-Anne
queen-size
queen-size bed

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUEEN SUBSTANCE

acceptance
acquaintance
advance
assistance
capacitance
circumstance
Constance
court of first instance
distance
for instance
importance
inheritance
instance
long-distance
reluctance
resistance
stance
substance
the distance
the Resistance
walking distance

Synonyms and antonyms of queen substance in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «queen substance» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUEEN SUBSTANCE

Find out the translation of queen substance to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of queen substance from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «queen substance» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

蜂王物质
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sustancia de la reina
570 millions of speakers

English

queen substance
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रानी पदार्थ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مادة ملكة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

королева вещество
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

substância rainha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রানী পদার্থ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

substance de la reine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bahan permaidani
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Königin Substanz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

女王物質
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

여왕 물질
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ratu inti
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chất nữ hoàng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ராணி பொருள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राणी पदार्थ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kraliçe madde
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sostanza regina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

substancja królowej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Королева речовина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

substanță regină
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βασίλισσα της ουσίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koningin stof
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

drottning substans
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dronning substans
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of queen substance

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUEEN SUBSTANCE»

The term «queen substance» is barely ever used and occupies the 205.078 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUEEN SUBSTANCE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about queen substance

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUEEN SUBSTANCE»

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1
Do Animals Think?
It is queen substance that prevents workers from laying eggs and keeps them all “ cheerefull about their worke,” as Butler noted. It inhibits workers from building queen cells, attracts drones to virgin queens on their mating flights, and stimulates ...
Clive D. L. Wynne, 2013
2
Queen Rearing
Butler2 determined that the healthy queen is able to produce a material, which he called "queen substance," that enables the bees to know of her presence in the colony, while a failing queen apparently is unable to produce a sufficient amount  ...
Harry Hyde Laidlaw, John Edward Eckert, 1962
3
VITAMINS AND HORMONES
substance, the so-called "queen substance" from the body surface of their queen which inhibits the development of their ovaries. For some time the existence of queen substance remained founded on strong circumstantial evidence, but it has  ...
Robert Samuel Harris, G. F. Marrian, Kenneth Vivian Thimann, 1958
4
The Social Behavior of the Bees: A Comparative Study
For the active principle Butler suggested the name "queen substance." Verheijen- Voogd (1959) and Butler and Simpson (1958) showed that the principal source was the queen's head, and more specifically, the mandibular glands and their ...
Charles Duncan Michener, 1974
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Basic Principles in Nucleic Acid Chemistry
Under the influence of the queen's substance, the workers selflessly attend to the queen and her offspring (which are the brothers and sisters of the workers). In addition, the dissemination of the queen's substance prohibits the rearing of new  ...
Paul O.P. Ts'o, 2012
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The Hormones V4: Physiology, Chemistry and Applications
B. QUEEN SUBSTANCE Since honey bees (Apis mellifera) are social insects they are attracted to members of their own species, especially to the queen bee. The worker bees must come in contact with the queen if they are to be inhibited from ...
Nnn Unknown Publisher, 2012
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New Scientist
In time much circumstantial evidence, and some quantitative, was collected, all supporting the queen substance theory. Eventually, in 1957, a simple method of bioassay was developed which made it possible to compare the abilities of ...
8
Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us?
She regulates the life of her offspring through queen substance, a scent she emanates from her head glands and that continuously regulates the social life of her subjects. By means of this substance the queen spreads herself over the entire ...
Taggart Siegel, Jon Betz, 2011
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Better Beginnings for Beekeepers
Queen Substance Queens have glands in their bodies, mainly in the mouth, which produce a mixture of fatty acids, known collectively as queen substance. An appreciation of the importance of queen substance is also fundamental to the  ...
Adrian Waring, 2004
10
Breeding in Insects
Before the worker leaves the nest to forage, she spends a period as a guard at the nest entrance. Royal Insects New queens are produced either when the old queen begins to lay fewer eggs and makes less of the queen substance or when  ...
M. Yadav, 2003

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUEEN SUBSTANCE»

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QI: Quite Interesting facts about queens
The Queen is the only person who can put on a tiara with one hand while ... Known as “queen substance” it inhibits the working of their ovaries and stops them ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 10»

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