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Swarm Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a group of many insects; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "a cloud of butterflies"
  • a moving crowd
  • move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
  • be teeming, be abuzz; "The garden was swarming with bees"; "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen"; "her mind pullulated with worries"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a moving crowd ,
  • a group of many insects; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "a cloud of butterflies"

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Swarm Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A swarm is a big group of animals. The term is usually used for insects, but other animals such fish and birds can make a swarm also. A good example of animals that swarm are locusts. Mammals do not build swarms, but herds.



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'Swarm' example sentence in quotations


* What is not good for the swarm is not good for the bee. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

* Just as bees will swarm about to protect their nest, so will I 'swarm about' to protect my nest of chocolate eggs. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts


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Swarm Sample Sentences in News


  • Minnesota Swarm Get Back in the Win Column
    Uncasville, CT - The Minnesota Swarm (4-8) got back in the win column Sunday afternoon with a 13-9 victory against the New England Black Wolves (3-7). With the win, the Swarm snapped a six-game losing streak and picked up their first road 'W' since defeating the Black Wolves 19-13 back on Jan. 24. Read more on this news related to 'Swarm'
  • Minnesota Swarm Looking to Snap Long Losing Streak this Weekend
    SAINT PAUL, Minn. - The last time the Minnesota Swarm (3-8) visited Mohegan Sun Arena to face the New England Black Wolves (3-6), the team posted a season-high total in goals during its 19-13 victory on Jan. 24. Minnesota will look to duplicate that performance this Sunday at 12 p.m. CT in New England, and snap a six-game losing streak in the process. Read more on this news related to 'Swarm'
  • How to create a Swarm cluster with Docker
    Editors note: this is an Early Release excerpt from Chapter 7 of Docker Cookbook by Sbastien Goasguen. The recipes in this book will help developers go from zero knowledge to distributed applications packaged and deployed within a couple of chapters. … Read more on this news related to 'Swarm'

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