Adjective "Swarm" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Swarm


    Definition:

    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

    Origin:
    swarm