Definition Of swarms


(of insects) move in or form a swarm.

swarming locusts

a large or dense group of insects, especially flying ones.

The visual effect evoked a gentle snowstorm or a swarm of insects, associations which, it must be added, the artist regards as entirely incidental.

move somewhere in large numbers.

protesters were swarming into the building

Example Of swarms

  • A British aerospace company is now working on a top secret flight system which could allow a pilot to control swarms of unmanned planes from the air.

  • Africanised bees typically attack in swarms that are between three and four times the size of European honey bee swarms , which causes a greater number of stings.

  • Along the way, we remarked on the strange powdery consistency of the soil and marveled as we were surrounded by a swarm of infinitesimal white insects.

  • And the caribou swarming around the dumpster outside my apartment building are really, really scaring me.

  • And then we had swarms of earthquakes, which set everybody's nerves on edge.

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