Definition of waggle dance in English:

waggle dance

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  • A waggling movement performed by a honeybee at the hive or nest, to indicate to other bees the direction and distance of a source of food.
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    • Finally, at the furthest distances from the nest, a waggle dance is performed.
    • We observe biological examples ranging from the foraging bee's waggle dance to the genetic code.
    • The scientists watched the waggle dance occurring in a glass observation hive and identified recruits.

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