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swarm

1. a group of social insects, esp bees led by a queen, that has left the parent hive in order to start a new colony
2. a large mass of small animals, esp insects

swarm

All the users connected to a single torrent. See BitTorrent.
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As frame after frame followed it, the swarm beheld the upheaval, exposure, and destruction of all that had been well or ill done in every cranny of their Hive for generations past.
The swarm watched the light leaking through the cracks all the long night.
When the sun rose, Veiled Figures came down, and saw their swarm at the bough's end waiting patiently within sight of the old Hive--a handful, but prepared to go on.
The prince's court, too, with its swarm of noble barons and wealthy knights, many of whom, in imitation of their master, had brought their ladies and their children from England, all helped to swell the coffers of the burghers.
The swarm of Bronnitskis and Wintzingerodes and their like still further embittered the relations between the commanders in chief, and even less unity resulted.
In a little narrow street, crowded with our pack-mules and with a swarm of uncouth Arabs, we alighted, and through a kind of a hole in the wall entered the hotel.
Swarm, founded by former NASA and Google researcher Sara Spangelo in 2016, is still operating in "stealth mode"- operating in secret and without much of a public face until the company is officially ready to reveal its product.
At launch, members of the Swarm will have the ability to invest in the platform's Distressed Real Estate and Silicon Valley Coin funds to create new, asset-backed crypto currencies.
Much of the reluctance to begin theorizing about specific swarm tactics stems from the absence of a clear developmental path in the technology.
Honey pretty even when a swarm Neil Luckily, Ruth Bond, a member of the British Beekeepers' Association, was alerted to the issue by a member of the public who saw the swarm.
Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) was conceived by observing the social behavior of birds in a flock and attempts to simulate the same in uncovering solutions to problems (Ebberhart & Kennedy; Kennedy & Ebberhart).
Andy said a swarm might look alarming but added: "Shortly before they swarm, they gorge themselves on honey.