What does swarm mean?

Definitions for swarm
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word swarm.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drove, horde, swarm(noun)

    a moving crowd

  2. swarm, cloud(verb)

    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"

  3. 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"

  4. pour, swarm, stream, teem, pullulate(verb)

    move in large numbers

    "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"

Wiktionary

  1. swarm(Noun)

    A large number of insects, especially when in motion or (for bees) migrating to a new colony.

  2. swarm(Noun)

    A mass of people or animals in turmoil.

  3. swarm(Verb)

    To move as a swarm.

  4. swarm(Verb)

    To teem, or be overrun with insects.

  5. swarm(Verb)

    To fill a place as a swarm.

  6. swarm(Verb)

    To overwhelm as by an opposing army.

  7. swarm(Verb)

    To climb by gripping with arms and legs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swarm(verb)

    to climb a tree, pole, or the like, by embracing it with the arms and legs alternately. See Shin

  2. Swarm(noun)

    a large number or mass of small animals or insects, especially when in motion

  3. Swarm(noun)

    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

  4. Swarm(noun)

    hence, any great number or multitude, as of people in motion, or sometimes of inanimate objects; as, a swarm of meteorites

  5. Swarm(verb)

    to collect, and depart from a hive by flight in a body; -- said of bees; as, bees swarm in warm, clear days in summer

  6. Swarm(verb)

    to appear or collect in a crowd; to throng together; to congregate in a multitude

  7. Swarm(verb)

    to be crowded; to be thronged with a multitude of beings in motion

  8. Swarm(verb)

    to abound; to be filled (with)

  9. Swarm(verb)

    to breed multitudes

  10. Swarm(verb)

    to crowd or throng

  11. Origin: [Cf. Swerve.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swarm

    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.]

  2. Swarm

    swawrm, v.i. to climb a tree by scrambling up by means of arms and legs (with up).

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swarm in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swarm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of swarm in a Sentence

  1. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    What is not good for the swarm is not good for the bee.

  2. Cynthia Martin:

    Thank you so much for your help, my first swarm that I actually captured!

  3. Mark Kaigwa:

    You have a swarm of developers who are looking at business-to-consumer apps but with no roadmap.

  4. Li Zhang:

    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.

  5. Michael Tiffany:

    The ad industry was treating the bots as a faceless swarm, what no one was anticipating is that the bots are extremely effective of looking like a high value consumer.

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