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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Teem, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Teemed p. pr. & vb. n. Teeming.]
 1. To bring forth young, as an animal; to produce fruit, as a plant; to bear; to be pregnant; to conceive; to multiply.
 If she must teem,
 Create her child of spleen.   --Shak.
 2. To be full, or ready to bring forth; to be stocked to overflowing; to be prolific; to abound.
    His mind teeming with schemes of future deceit to cover former villainy.   --Sir W. Scott.
    The young, brimful of the hopes and feeling which teem in our time.   --F. Harrison.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Teem·ing, a. Prolific; productive.
    Teeming buds and cheerful appear.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : abundantly filled with especially living things; "the Third
            World's teeming millions"; "the teeming boulevard";
            "harried by swarming rats" [syn: swarming]