Swarm



noun
1.
a body of honeybees that emigrate from a hive and fly off together, accompanied by a queen, to start a new colony.
2.
a body of bees settled together, as in a hive.
3.
a great number of things or persons, especially in motion.
4.
Biology. a group or aggregation of free-floating or free-swimming cells or organisms.
5.
Geology. a cluster of earthquakes or other geologic phenomena or features.
verb (used without object)
6.
to fly off together in a swarm, as bees.
7.
to move about, along, forth, etc., in great numbers, as things or persons.
8.
to congregate, hover, or occur in groups or multitudes; be exceedingly numerous, as in a place or area.
9.
(of a place) to be thronged or overrun; abound or teem:
The beach swarms with children on summer weekends.
10.
Biology. to move or swim about in a swarm.
verb (used with object)
11.
to swarm about, over, or in; throng; overrun.
12.
to produce a swarm of.
verb (used with or without object)
1.
to climb by clasping with the legs and hands or arms and drawing oneself up; shin.
noun
1.
a group of social insects, esp bees led by a queen, that has left the parent hive in order to start a new colony
2.
a large mass of small animals, esp insects
3.
a throng or mass, esp when moving or in turmoil
verb
4.
(intransitive) (of small animals, esp bees) to move in or form a swarm
5.
(intransitive) to congregate, move about or proceed in large numbers
6.
when intr, often foll by with. to overrun or be overrun (with): the house swarmed with rats
7.
(transitive) to cause to swarm
verb
1.
when intr, usually foll by up. to climb (a ladder, etc) by gripping with the hands and feet: the boys swarmed up the rigging

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