Definition of Teeming

1. Adjective. Abundantly filled with especially living things. "The teeming boulevard"

Similar to: Abundant
Derivative terms: Teemingness



Definition of Teeming

1. a. Prolific; productive.

Definition of Teeming

1. Verb. (present participle of teem) ¹

2. Verb. Abundantly filled with especially living things. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Teeming

1. teem [v] - See also: teem

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teeming

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teeing ground
teeing off
teek
teel
teel oil
teels
teelseed
teelseeds
teem
teem in
teemed
teemer
teemers
teemful
teeming (current term)
teemingly
teemingness
teemingnesses
teemless
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teen
teen-age
teen-aged
teen-ager
teen-agers
teenage
teenaged
teenagehood
teenager

Literary usage of Teeming

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1. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"Here the teeming hole in the bottom of the ladle is opened by removing the small plate ... During the teeming of each ingot of soft or medium soft steel, ..."

2. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"teeming: As soon as the stream from the furnace no longer contains any steel, ... teeming is not to be confused with pouring. While the latter logically ..."

3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1865)
"... what natural laws tend to make it when unobstructed by such impediments as ignorance and restraint, one vast land teeming with wealth and plenty, ..."

4. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Supplementary Volume[s]. by John Lawson Stoddard (1905)
"He thinks of the vast continent, now teeming with the energy of millions, girded from sea to sea by many lines of railway, and gemmed with cities rivaling ..."

5. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1905)
"He thinks of the vast continent, now teeming with the energy of millions, girded from sea to sea by many lines of railway, and gemmed with cities rivaling ..."

6. The ├ćneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"... that night when royal Hecuba, teeming with firebrand, gave Paris birth: One in the city of his fathers sleeps; And one, inglorious, on Laurentian strand ..."

7. History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American Continent by George Bancroft (1856)
"The greatest of English poets, when he represents the ground teeming with living things at the word of the Creator, paints the moment when the forms, ..."

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