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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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  • Police swarm house
    The armed offenders squad surrounded a house in Invercargill this morning, almost 24 hours after a person held up a dairy with a firearm and led them on a man hunt. Read more on this news related to 'Swarm'
  • Minnesota Swarm Sign Miles Thompson to Two-Year Deal
    SAINT PAUL, Minn. - The National Lacrosse League's (NLL) Minnesota Swarm today announced that the team has signed its top draft pick, forward Miles Thompson, to a two-year deal. The Swarm selected Thompson with the third overall selection in the 2014 NLL Draft. Read more on this news related to 'Swarm'
  • Minnesota Swarm Single Game Tickets Go on Sale October 31
    SAINT PAUL, Minn. - The National Lacrosse League's (NLL) Minnesota Swarm today announced that single game tickets for the 2015 season will go on sale to the general public this Friday, Oct. 31 starting at 10 a.m. CT. Lower level single game tickets at The Hive start as low as $24 for all nine home games at Xcel Energy Center. Read more on this news related to 'Swarm'

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