Swarm – meaning of the word and examples

A large group of insects all moving together. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A large group of people all moving together. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A great number of honeybees emigrating together from a hive in company with a queen to start a new colony elsewhere. (Merriam – Webster)

A colony of honeybees settled in a hive. (Merriam – Webster)

A large number of animate or inanimate things massed together and usually in motion: Throng. (Merriam – Webster)

A number of similar geological features or phenomena close together in space or time. (Merriam – Webster)

swarm of bees or other insects is a large group of them flying together. (Collins Dictionary)

When bees or other insects swarm, they move or fly in a large group. (Collins Dictionary)

When people swarm somewhere, they move there quickly in a large group. (Collins Dictionary)

A large or dense group of flying insects. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A large number of honeybees that leave a hive en masse with a newly fertilised 
queen in order to establish a new colony. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Swarming bees. 


Could studying swarm behaviours teach us how to help drones fly safely?


Swarm wise. What is a swarm? 



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