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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 swarm·ing /ˈswɔrmɪŋ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Swarm, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Swarmed p. pr. & vb. n. Swarming.]
 1. To collect, and depart from a hive by flight in a body; -- said of bees; as, bees swarm in warm, clear days in summer.
 2. To appear or collect in a crowd; to throng together; to congregate in a multitude.
 3. To be crowded; to be thronged with a multitude of beings in motion.
    Every place swarms with soldiers.   --Spenser.
 4. To abound; to be filled (with).
 5. To breed multitudes.
 Not so thick swarmed once the soil
 Bedropped with blood of Gorgon.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: abundantly filled with especially living things; "the Third
             World's teeming millions"; "the teeming boulevard";
             "harried by swarming rats" [syn: teeming]
      2: (of birds and animals) tending to move or live together in
         groups or colonies of the same kind; "ants are social
         insects"; "the herding instinct in sheep or cattle";
         "swarming behavior in bees" [syn: herding(a), swarming(a),
      3: filled by being spread over; sometimes used in combination;
         "the foe-swarming field"