Definition of Swarming

1. Noun. The action of a swarm. ¹



2. Noun. (colloquial Canada) A crime where an unsuspecting innocent bystander is attacked by several culprits at once, with no known motive. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of swarm) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swarming

1. swarm [v] - See also: swarm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swarming

swardy
sware
swaree
swarees
swarf
swarf-penny
swarfed
swarfing
swarfs
swarm
swarm spore
swarm spores
swarmed
swarmer
swarmers
swarming (current term)
swarming(a)
swarmings
swarms
swarmspores
swart
swartback
swartbacks
swarted
swarth
swarthes
swarthier
swarthiest
swarthily

Literary usage of Swarming

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1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"Length of adult, 2.5 mm. NOTES ON THE swarming OF A SPECIES OF CRANE FLY. BY CHAS. N. AINSLIE, WASHINGTON, DC The swarming habits of various families of ..."

2. Langstroth on the Hive and Honey Bee by Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth, Charles Dadant (1905)
"The swarming of bees is one of the most beautiful sights in the whole compass of rural economy. Although those who use movable-comb hives prefer the ..."

3. A History of the American People by Woodrow Wilson (1918)
"A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE THE swarming OF THE ENGLISH VI. THE CIVIL WARS AND THE COMMONWEALTH ON the of May,, ..."

4. An Introduction to Entomology: Or, Elements of the Natural History of by William Kirby, William Spence (1843)
"Apiarists tell us that, in this country, the best season for swarming is from the middle of May till the middle of June; but swarms sometimes occur so early ..."

5. A History of the American People by Woodrow Wilson (1917)
"CHAPTER II THE swarming OF THE ENGLISH I. THE VIRGINIA COMPANY IT was the end of the month of April, 1607, when three small vessels entered the lonely capes ..."

6. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1838)
"MUCH has been said and written, of late years, on the means of preventing the swarming of bees; but all the various plans suggested have, I believe, ..."

7. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"Length of adult, 2.5 mm. NOTES ON THE swarming OF A SPECIES OF CRANE FLY. BY CHAS. N. AINSLIE, WASHINGTON, DC The swarming habits of various families of ..."

8. Langstroth on the Hive and Honey Bee by Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth, Charles Dadant (1905)
"The swarming of bees is one of the most beautiful sights in the whole compass of rural economy. Although those who use movable-comb hives prefer the ..."

9. A History of the American People by Woodrow Wilson (1918)
"A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE THE swarming OF THE ENGLISH VI. THE CIVIL WARS AND THE COMMONWEALTH ON the of May,, commissioners representing ..."

10. A History of the American People by Woodrow Wilson (1917)
"... THE swarming OF THE ENGLISH I. THE VIRGINIA COMPANY IT was the end of the month of April, 1607, when three small vessels entered the lonely capes of the ..."

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