Animal Husbandry, appropriate subclasses for methods and structures
for propagating, raising, and caring for animals, or other living, mobile
creatures, generally. Also, see the search notes therein for reference
to ancillary methods and structure.
This subclass is indented under subclass 9. Structure wherein the hive is of a type having removable
honey supporting frames and wherein the sustenance supplying provision comprises
structure intended to fit in the space normally occupied by such
This subclass is indented under subclass 9. Structure wherein there is access outside the hive to allow
sustenance to be provided to the colony without opening the hive.
Note. An opening provided for access to the hive for the
sole purpose of supplying food is included herein; e.g., an opening
in the hive cover for supplying food is included herein, but a removable hive
cover through which food may be supplied
is not included herein.
This subclass is indented under subclass 3. Structure comprising (a) underlying members, distinct from
the hive itself, intended to support the hive or a group of hives
against the force of gravity or (b) structure, distinct from the
hive itself, intended to house the hive or a group of hives.
This subclass is indented under subclass 3. Structure including provision specific to transport of a
hive or a significant component part thereof from one location to
another; or including provision to retrieve an unhived colony of bees.
Note. A hive including component securing means to allow
it to be inverted is included herein.
This subclass is indented under subclass 3. Structure comprising that portion of a hive intended to
encase a colony of bees, i.e., body, bottom and cover, which is
of a specifically recited composition.
Note. Generally, wood is not considered to be a particular
material for this subclass.
This subclass is indented under subclass 32. Structure wherein the upper and lower hive bodies engage
in a horizontal plane and wherein they are of such dimensions that,
at the plane of engagement, they fit exactly one on the other.
This subclass is indented under subclass 3. Structure including a removable member having parts intended
to generally lie in a plane with the honeycomb and incompassing
that honeycomb, such that the member and the honeycomb can be removed
from the remainder of the hive with a minimum of disturbance to
the colony of bees housed therein.
This subclass is indented under subclass 35. Structure including a plurality of honey frames attached
to each other such that one turns with respect to the adjacent honey
frame about a line when being removed or inspected by the beekeeper.
Note. The honey frame of the hive of this subclass may open,
in the manner of the pages of a book.
This subclass is indented under subclass 42. Structure wherein the honey frame consists of multiple components
that fit together by stressing a portion within its elastic limit
or wherein the honey frame is of polymerized petroleum.
This subclass is indented under subclass 44. Structure including (1) fibrous material embedded in the
plane of the artificial honeycomb, or (2) metallic component to
strengthen the artificial honeycomb.
Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture,
subclasses 60+ for a method of surface bonding and/or
assembly therefor; and subclasses 349+ for means of surface
bonding and/or assembly therefor; generally.
This subclass is indented under subclass 61. Structure including a pair of manually squeezable handles
pivotally attached to each other each carrying a jaw to act in
concert with the jaw of the other handle.
Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements,
subclass 16 for a hand bar or hand barrow having opposing jaws;
subclasses 86.4+ for a grapple, generally, especially subclasses
118+ for a grapple of the crossed lever, pivoting jaw type.
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