2. Verb. (third-person singular of swarm) ¹
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Definition of Swarms
1. swarm [v] - See also: swarm
Lexicographical Neighbors of Swarms
Literary usage of Swarms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Naturalist's Library edited by William Jardine (1840)
"On Artificial swarms.—Artificial swarming is not generally practised in this country, ... It saves the watching necessary in the case of natural swarms; ..."
2. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"Their prevalence may have been due to the entrance of swarms from Johore, ... In Johore a few swarms were destroyed at Batu Anam during January. ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"There are quantities of deer, and swarms of pea-fowl, besides snipe, duck, &c.; but we h;id no powder to waste. We started early in the morning, ..."
4. Langstroth on the Hive and Honey Bee by Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth, Charles Dadant (1905)
"swarms mixing. 43O. Two queens in the same swarm. 437. Ten swarm-* mixed. ... 439 swarms temporarily hived 44O. l'n\ In place as soon as hived. ..."
5. The Meteoritic Hypothesis: A Statement of the Results of a Spectroscopic by Norman Lockyer (1890)
"As the central swarm becomes more and more condensed, and therefore gradually loses its redness, only shorter period swarms will be effective in producing ..."
6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... swarms of flies; the fifth, of murrain that attacked the livestock; the sixth, of boils "breaking: forth with ..."