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Definition of "swarm" []

  • A large number of insects or other small organisms, especially when in motion. (noun)
  • A group of bees with a queen bee in migration to establish a new colony. See Synonyms at flock1. (noun)
  • An aggregation of persons or animals, especially when in turmoil or moving in mass: A swarm of friends congratulated him. (noun)
  • A number of similar geologic phenomena or features occurring closely within a given period or place: a swarm of earthquakes. (noun)
  • To move or emerge in a swarm. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "swarm" in a sentence
  • "Talk about bringing new meaning to the term "swarm ball.""
  • "They talk a lot about their “research” and “insights,” but pretty much a swarm is the same with a 4e statblock."
  • "Just a short video to demonstrate how the different bee types in the game are used together in the game, and give some idea of how your swarm is controlled."