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Plural for a large number of people or things
“A swarm of birds hopped from the nearby rooftops and sped off into the air.”
Plural for a large number of honeybees that leave a hive en masse with a newly fertilized queen in order to establish a new colony
“In 1990, a honey bee swarm unlike any before found in the United States was identified just outside the small south Texas town of Hidalgo.”
Move somewhere in large numbers
“The market opens out into a harbour where people swarm everywhere, mending nets and building brightly coloured boats.”
To be copiously supplied
“Within minutes the area was swarming with officers.”
To climb by gripping with arms and legs alternately
“… one of the physical challenges had competitors swarming over a pile of logs.”
A large number of something
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