drove, horde, swarm(noun)
a moving crowd
a group of many things in the air or on the ground
"a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "clouds of blossoms"; "it discharged a cloud of spores"
teem, pullulate, swarm(verb)
be teeming, be abuzz
"The garden was swarming with bees"; "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen"; "her mind pullulated with worries"
pour, swarm, stream, teem, pullulate(verb)
move in large numbers
"people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
A large number of insects, especially when in motion or (for bees) migrating to a new colony.
A mass of people or animals in turmoil.
To move as a swarm.
To teem, or be overrun with insects.
To fill a place as a swarm.
To overwhelm as by an opposing army.
To climb by gripping with arms and legs.
to climb a tree, pole, or the like, by embracing it with the arms and legs alternately. See Shin
a large number or mass of small animals or insects, especially when in motion
especially, a great number of honeybees which emigrate from a hive at once, and seek new lodgings under the direction of a queen; a like body of bees settled permanently in a hive
hence, any great number or multitude, as of people in motion, or sometimes of inanimate objects; as, a swarm of meteorites
to collect, and depart from a hive by flight in a body; -- said of bees; as, bees swarm in warm, clear days in summer
to appear or collect in a crowd; to throng together; to congregate in a multitude
to be crowded; to be thronged with a multitude of beings in motion
to abound; to be filled (with)
to breed multitudes
to crowd or throng
Origin: [Cf. Swerve.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
swawrm, n. a body of humming or buzzing insects: a cluster of insects, esp. of bee: a great number: throng.—v.i. to gather as bees: to appear in a crowd: to throng: to abound: to breed multitudes.—v.t. to cause to breed in swarms. [A.S. swearm; Ger. schwarm; from the same root as Ger. schwirren.]
swawrm, v.i. to climb a tree by scrambling up by means of arms and legs (with up).
The numerical value of Swarm in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Swarm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of Swarm in a Sentence
If we can somehow increase the external noise that these locusts are experiencing then we might be able to break up the swarm, isolate the individuals, and deprive them of the benefits of being in a swarm.
Termites swarm in the spring, if there’s a bunch of winged insects flying out of a hole in the woodwork, that’s probably termites. Call a licensed professional pest control company. You’ll save money and trouble in the long run.
Thank you so much for your help, my first swarm that I actually captured!
It is built on the biological concept of say a swarm of bees, for example, where you can see a lot of them fly as a group but they do not run into each other. They manage some type of coordinated activity between them in order to be able to navigate successfully.
The high reconfigurability is a key discovery, the nanobot swarm can be operated in a controlled fashion with a high speed, which has never been reported before.
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Translations for Swarm
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- στίφος, εσμός, σμήνος, όχλοςGreek
- multitud, muchedumbre, enjambre, masa, aglomeraciónSpanish
- vyöryä, kiivetä, vyöryttää, parvi, laumaFinnish
- nuée, grouillement, essaimFrench
- sgaoth, sluaghScottish Gaelic
- sokaság, hemzseg, raj, horda, mászikHungarian
- վխտալ, պարսArmenian
- sciame, pullulare, nugoloItalian
- 群衆, 群れJapanese
- rearea, ngahue, ngahuaMāori
- zwerm, menigte, massaDutch
- mrowie, rójPolish
- nuvem, correição, enxame, turba, roda-viva, tropel, multidão, turbamulta, turbilhão, barafundaPortuguese
- стая, толпа, рой, карабкатьсяRussian
- roj, ројSerbo-Croatian
- рій, натовп, юрба, кишітиUkrainian
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