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- n. The action of a swarm.
- n. A crime where an unsuspecting innocent bystander is attacked by several culprits at once, with no known motive.
- v. Present participle of swarm.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of moving in a swarm, as bees from a hive.
- n. In botany, a method of reproduction observed in some of the Confervaceæ and Desmidiaceæ, in which the granules constituting the green matter become detached from one another and move about in their cells; then the external membrane swells and bursts, and the granules issue forth into the water to become new plants.
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