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  • n  a moving crowd
  • n  a group of many things in the air or on the ground
    a swarm of insects obscured the light
  • v  be teeming, be abuzz
    The garden was swarming with bees
  • v  move in large numbers

  • In the lumpen figure of Franz Biberkopf (Gnter Lamprecht), the filmmaker found a passive, pathetic non-hero around whom dozens of predators and victims could swarm.
  • When a swarm of bees separates from an established colony, it does not go at once to a new home.
  • McLurkin envisions that his swarm could map terrain on Mars or search for survivors in the aftermath of an earthquake.
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  • Police swarm to gunfire in E. Portland
    PORTLAND – Police responded to a shooting on East Burnside in Portland Sunday afternoon. The shooting happened just before 4 p.m. near Northeast 158th Avenue and East Burnside. Neighbors reported hearing three shots and said they saw someone running away holding their arm. Teams of officers swarmed to the area with more than ten squad cars responding. Portland police’s Gang Enforcement Team is ...
    June 17, 2013 - KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland
  • REMINDER: Findly to Spotlight New Approach to Employee Referral Process at SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition
    Social Recruiting Innovator to Demo Recently Released Swarm Application; Blends Gamification and Social Media to Enhance Referral-Based Hiring Programs
    June 17, 2013 - Marketwire
  • Swarm of bees captured in Hamilton
    A swarm of bees recently caused a bit of a stir on Hamilton's Main Street, until a beekeeper arrived to box them up and take them home.
    June 15, 2013 - Montana Kaimin

  • Dwight Freeney in Kansas City Star
    We have to gang-tackle and get more guys around the ball,three-time Pro Bowl defensive end Dwight Freeney said. "We have to swarm to the ball."
  • Flip Saunders in USA Today
    We jumped out well,Saunders said. "We were a little too spotty in the first half, but we got into our swarm mode in the third and fourth quarters."
  • Dave Grohl in Washington Post
    There's four-piece rock band s--t, but then there are songs where the middle sections turn into this mass orchestrated swarm and ridiculous time signatures,Grohl said of the new material.

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