Swarm sentence example

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  • Game is plentiful and the rivers swarm with fish.
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  • She halted her horse three roads from the walls, gazing at the swarm of men.
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  • The latter prey on the various kinds of antelopes which swarm on the grass lands.
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  • Land-leeches swarm in the damp lowland forests.
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  • Oh, they swarm; the sun is too warm there; they are born too far into life for me.
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  • The rivers swarm with fish.
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  • Before long they neared the Black Pit, where a busy swarm of Mangaboos, headed by their Princess, was engaged in piling up glass rocks before the entrance.
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  • The waters of the Bahamas swarm with fish; the turtle procured here is particularly fine, and the sponge fishery is of importance.
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  • The swamps and rivers, as well as the surrounding seas, swarm with fish.
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  • The waters of the lake swarm with fish (sturgeons and salmonidae), and its herring (Salmo omul) is the chief product of the fisheries, though notably fewer have been taken within the last forty or fifty years.
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  • Whatever question arose, a swarm of these drones, without having finished their buzzing on a previous theme, flew over to the new one and by their hum drowned and obscured the voices of those who were disputing honestly.
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  • They advanced in a great swarm, having been joined by many more of their kind, and they flew straight over Jim's head to where the others were standing.
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  • No swarm of arrows pierced his back as he walked away from the walls.
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  • The apportionment of duties amongst the swarm of officials varied from age to age, as did their titles.
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  • As early as 1822 Miaoulis was appointed navarch, or admiral, of the swarm of small vessels which formed the insurgent fleet.
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  • The avi-fauna is the common Siberian, and the rivers swarm with fish, especially species of salmon (Oncorhynchus).
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  • Traders had begun to swarm into the country in increasing numbers, and to protect them from the Indians and to control properly the licensed fur-trade a military force was necessary.
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  • Insects are comparatively few, but ants swarm destructively in the heat of the year.
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  • 13, 15, 18, and pew swarm, v.
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  • In America, where the more typical kinds are known as white-footed, or deer, mice, the cricetines absolutely swarm, and include a host of genera, the majority of which are North American, although others are peculiar to Central and South America.
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  • Ostriches are found in the open plains; the rivers swarm with crocodiles, but hippopotami are rare.
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  • The Egyptians and Turks had only three line of battleships and fifteen large frigates, together with a swarm of small craft which raised their total number to eighty and upwards.
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  • Generally the houses are filthy and ill ventilated and swarm with vermin.
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  • Crocodiles (commonly called alligators) swarm in all parts of the Brahmaputra, and are very destructive to the fish, of which hundreds of varieties are found, and which supply a valuable article of food.
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  • Parakeets are plentiful in the montes, and the lagoons swarm with waterfowl.
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  • The rivers and neighbouring seas seem to be well stocked with fish, and especial mention must be made of the turtles, flying-fish, and brilliant I coral-fish which swarm in the waters warmed by the Kurosiwo current, the gulf-stream of the Pacific. Shell-fish form an important article of diet to both the Chinese and the aborigines along the coast - a species of Cyrena, a species of Tapes, Cytheraea petechiana and Modiola teres being most abundant.
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  • The climate is very uncertain, the weather changing suddenly from bright sunshine (when mosquitos often swarm) to dense fog or heavy falls of snow and icy winds.
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  • At Princess Marianne Straits tribes much wilder than those farther west, naked and painted, swarm like monkeys in the trees, the stems of which are submerged at high tide.
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  • A swarm of astrologers and physicians preyed upon his fears - and his purse.
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  • Ducks, divers, geese, gulls, all the Russian species of snipes and sandpipers (Limicolae, Tringae), swarm on the marshes of the tundras and on the crags of the Lapland coast.
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  • The embryos having then reached the condition of "trochospheres" escape from the mantle cavity and swim about freely near the surface of the water among the multitude of other creatures, larval and adult, which swarm there.
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  • But the gulf continued notwithstanding to swarm with pirates, who were openly encouraged or connived at by the son of Hansraj, who had succeeded his father, as well as by Fateh Mahommed.
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  • The Burmese are supposed by modern philologists to have come, as joint members of a vast Indo-Chinese immigration swarm, from western China to the head waters of the Irrawaddy and then separated, some to people Tibet and Assam, the others to press southwards into the 1 See also, for geology, W.
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  • Squirrels, flying-squirrels, porcupines, civet-cats, rats, bats, flying-foxes and lizards are found in great variety; snakes of various kinds, from the boa-constrictor downward, are abundant, while the forests swarm with tree-leeches, and the marshes with horse-leeches and frogs.
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  • The waters of City Creek were at first diverted and a canal was built; and the results were encouraging, though in the summer of 1848 crops were destroyed by a swarm of black crickets; but in turn this pest was devoured by sea-gulls, and the phrase " gulls and crickets " has become one of peculiar historic significance in Utah.
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  • Some of them infest dwelling-houses and swarm over the food.
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  • Its food consists mainly of termites, to obtain which it opens their nests with its powerful sharp anterior claws, and as the insects swarm to the damaged part of their dwelling, it draws them into its mouth by means of its long, flexible, rapidly moving tongue covered with glutinous saliva.
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  • Bochart was a man of profound erudition; he possessed a thorough knowledge of the principal Oriental languages, including Hebrew, Syriac, Chaldaic and Arabic; and at an advanced age he wished to learn Ethiopic. He was so absorbed in his favourite study, that he saw Phoenician and nothing but Phoenician in everything, even in Celtic words, and hence the number of chimerical etymologies which swarm in his works.
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  • In the eastern part of the country the rhinoceros is met with, and the rivers swarm with crocodiles and with a curious mammal called the ayu, bearing some resemblance to the seal.
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  • Of this period scarcely any record remains, but when at the end of the 3rd century the Franks began to swarm over the Rhine into the Roman lands, the names of the old tribes had disappeared.
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  • Of these three classes, and of other than purely zoological interest, are mosquitoes, which swarm in summer in the interior in vast numbers; sea fowl, which are remarkably abundant near the Aleutians; moose, and especially caribou, which in the past were very numerous in the interior and of extreme economic importance to the natives.
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  • The native fishermen know all about them; how the eggs are fastened to the water plants, how soon after the little larvae swarm about in thousands, how fast they grow, until by the month of June they are all grown into big, fat creatures ready for the market; later in the summer the axolotls are said to take to the rushes, in the autumn they become scarce, but none have ever been known to leave the water or to metamorphose, nor are any perfect Amblystomas found in the vicinity of the two lakes."
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  • The nucleus of the army was formed of armoured horsemen, excellently practised for long-distance fighting with bow and javelin, but totally unable to venture on a hand-to-hand conflict, their tactics being rather to swarm round the enemys squadrons and overwhelm them under a hail of missiles.
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  • Rats and mice swarm, both kinds and individuals being numerous, but few present much peculiarity, a bamboo rat (Rhizomys) from the base of the eastern Himalaya being perhaps most worthy of notice.
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  • The antherozoids are attracted to the oospheres, round each of which they swarm in great numbers.
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  • The differentiation of queen and workers is correlated with the habit of storing food supplies, and the consequent permanence of the community, which finds relief for its surplus population by sending off a swarm, consisting of a queen and a number of workers, so that the new community is already specialized both for reproduction and for labour.
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  • The serpent tribe in India is numerous; they swarm in all the gardens, and intrude into the dwellings of the inhabitants, especially in the rainy season.
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  • for the breeding season, and at certain parts of the sea-coast the rocks are covered with millions of guillemots, while great flocks of ducks of various sorts, geese and swans swarm every summer on the valleys and lakes of the south.
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  • denticornis, swarm in the ice-cold waters of the highest alpine tarns throughout the entire chain; and the former of these is also a characteristic inhabitant of pools formed from melting snow in the extreme north.
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  • Rameses led out his army and fleet against them and struck them so decisive a blow that the migrating swarm submitted to his rule and paid him tribute.
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  • Previous to the emergence of the young queen, the old queen, prevented by the workers from attacking her daughters, has led off a swarm to find a new home elsewhere.
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  • The forests literally swarm with insects of all kinds, from cicadae to beautiful butterflies, and from stickand leaf-insects to endless.
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  • Similarly in Egypt at the present day the jinn are believed to swarm so thickly that it is necessary to ask their permission before pouring water on the ground, lest one should accidentally be soused and vent his anger on the offending human being.
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  • The collision theory supposes that the outburst is the result of a collision between two stars or between a star and a swarm of meteoric or nebulous matter.
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  • They burrow in the sands of every shore; they throng the weeds between tide-marks; they ascend all streams; they are found in deep wells, in caverns, in lakes; in Arctic waters they swarm in numbers beyond computation; they find lodgings on crabs, on turtles, on weed-grown buoys; they descend into depths of the ocean down to hundreds or thousands of fathoms; they are found in mountain streams as far above sea-level as some of their congeners live below it.
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  • 35), but his accounts of the Roman campaigns against Volsci, Aequi and Samnites swarm with confusions and difficulties; nor are even his descriptions of Hannibal's movements free from an occasional vagueness which betrays the absence of an exact knowledge of localities.
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  • A swarm of commissioners ransacked the provinces in search of delinquents, and the council sat daily for hours, condemning the accused, almost without a hearing, in batches together.
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  • swarm of wasps rose up like a tornado.
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  • There the carcass still lay, shriveled in the sun and occupied by a swarm of bees !
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  • All this did not bear its full fruit during the reign of the Catholic sovereigns, but by the end of the 16th century it had reduced Spain to a state of Byzantine regulation in which every kind of work had to be done under the eye and subject to the interference of a vast swarm of government officials, all ill paid, and often not paid, all therefore necessitous and corrupt.
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  • I involuntarily ejaculate: another swarm, much bigger, in an apple in the orchard just opposite.
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  • Hello, is it too late to do a shook swarm?
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  • swarm intelligence.
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  • Hartwig in 1885, and subsequently spectroscopically examined by many observers; R Andromedae, a regularly variable star; and the Andromedids, a meteoric swarm, associated with Biela's comet, and having their radiant in this constellation (see Meteor).
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  • The swarm of wasps rose up like a tornado.
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  • in the shade; the necessaryprecautions for shade; y p swarm prevention must therefore be taken in advance, for when what is known as the " swarming fever " once starts it is most difficult to overcome.
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  • Hall also reaches the interesting conclusion that the plane in question seems to lie near the invariable plane of the solar system, a result which might be expected if the light proceeded from a swarm of independent meteoric particles moving around the sun.
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  • Cynthia managed a smile as she cleaned and stacked the utensil carnage from her baking frenzy while Dean sipped his coffee in silence, content to spend a few quiet minutes before the swarm of guests descended in earnest.
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  • ant swarm on the Cacao trial on 22 May.
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  • Some one had already set the coal chute door on bricks ready to receive this first swarm of many hundreds more to come.
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  • An empty hive in your apiary containing drawn comb will often attract a swarm - a bait hive.
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  • I also have a growing interest in swarm intelligence and homeostatic systems.
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  • The trails produced many lifers, especially when we watched an ant swarm for more than one hour.
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  • Every day a swarm of 50,000 million desert locusts eats the amount of food needed by 500,000 people for a year.
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  • mantle of drumlins forming an internationally acknowledged type example of a'drumlin swarm ' .
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  • Our immune system protects us from disease, destroying invading microbes with a swarm of attacking cells.
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  • This model can be directly implemented in a swarm of robots driving around and moving pucks.
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  • reclaimed by nature, engulfed by a swarm of diversity.
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  • scurry about in the light like a swarm of tiny insects.
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  • shriveled in the sun and occupied by a swarm of bees!
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  • Before toppling sonny seeing the whole fans swarm upon calls us the.
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  • Male eyesight is adapted to locate females among the dense swarm of males, despite dim light.
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  • swarm algorithm " .
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  • Below ca 350m, there is an almost complete mantle of drumlins forming an internationally acknowledged type example of a 'drumlin swarm ' .
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  • First stop is for an army ant swarm, not far from the drive entrance.
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  • swarm of 50,000 million desert locusts eats the amount of food needed by 500,000 people for a year.
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  • swarm of bees, he wouldn't put a mask or anything on.
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  • swarm of these midges appeared from nowhere!
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  • trampled underfoot by people who swarm to see the crop formations.
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  • To meet the oratory of Burke and Sheridan and Fox, Hastings wrote an elaborate minute with which he wearied the ears of the House for two successive nights, and he subsidized a swarm of pamphleteers.
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  • many motile unicellular Algae and swarm spores is also probably concerned with the active response to light exhibited by these organisms. In Euglena viridis, which has been most carefully studied in this respect, the flagellum which brings about the movement bears near its base a minute spherical or oval refractive granule or swelling which is located just in the hollow of the red pigment-spot (fig.
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  • Ducks, divers, geese, gulls, all the Russian species of snipes and sandpipers (Limicolae, Tringae), &c., swarm on the marshes of the tundras and on the crags of the Lapland coast.
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  • At first it was collected in a rough-and-ready fashion by a swarm of Tatar tax-gatherers, but about 125 9 it was regulated by a census of the population, and, finally, the collection of it was entrusted to the native princes, so that the people were no longer brought into direct contact with the Tatar officials.
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  • Belt, " clustered together in a dense mass like a great swarm of bees hanging from the roof."
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  • Given a noxious agent in a tissue, such, let us say, as a localized deposit of certain bacteria, the phagocytes swarm towards the locality where the bacteria have taken up their residence.
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  • was chosen king by the former (570-525 B.C.), and his swarm of adherents overcame the Greek troops in Apries pay (see AIi1AS1S).
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  • All the waters of India - the sea, the rivers and the tanks - swarm with a great variety of fishes, which are caught in every conceivable way, and furnish a considerable proportion of the food of the poorer classes.
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  • Now these places are silent; reclaimed by nature, engulfed by a swarm of diversity.
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  • Small particles of dust scurry about in the light like a swarm of tiny insects.
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  • That is not surprising as these methods form the most mature applications of swarm intelligence.
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  • So they take a second direction of using simple computer simulations to demonstrate this -- based on the " swarm algorithm ".
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  • He 'd take a swarm of bees, he would n't put a mask or anything on.
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  • Before a whole swarm of these midges appeared from nowhere !
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  • Huge numbers of crinoids swarm across the gully bottoms, carefully avoiding the outstretched tentacles of the anemones.
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  • Mr Sheppard said he has lost crops worth hundreds of pounds, trampled underfoot by people who swarm to see the crop formations.
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  • When it is in bloom the bees and flies swarm more to this Rose than any other.
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  • During their adult stage, Japanese beetles swarm among leaves and flowers and eat both.
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  • Everything ran smoothly and quickly and I saw no slow-down, even when a swarm of robot men and bugs (remember, they're viruses) attacked me.
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  • When they swarm you, they really swarm you.
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  • They'll swarm you and overwhelm you at times, but their basic training on planet Helghan must have been slight because these enemies are just plain stupid.
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  • The wrist area is a popular tattoo placement choice due in part to the swarm of celebrities who have a tattoo on the inside or outside of their wrist.
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  • While the dairy industry, advertisers and swarm of research groups debate this inconclusive subject matter, calcium continues to be an important part of a healthy diet and to the function of critical systems in the body, as mentioned above.
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  • The last thing your dehydrated facial skin needs is a swarm of chemicals on it every time you cleanse it.
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  • Yellow jackets tend to swarm around garbage cans and other food areas.
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  • The workers, who control the polity of the hive (the "queen" being exceedingly "limited" in her monarchy), arrange if possible that young queens shall develop only when the population of the hive has become so congested that it is desirable to send off a swarm.
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  • It may be regarded as derived from a wholly dependent sporogonium not unlike that of some of the simpler Bryophyta; the latter are assumed to have arisen from primitive Algal forms, in which, as the first step in the interpolation of the second generation in the life cycle, the fertilized ovum gave rise to a group of swarm spores, each of which developed into a new sexual plant.
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  • A swarm of bees hived in a straw skep, the picturesque little domicile known the world over as the personification of industry, will furnish their home with waxen combs in form and shape so admirably adapted to their requirements as to need no improvement by man.
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  • Why the circular form was chosen for the skep need not be inquired into, beyond saying that its shape conforms to that of a swarm, as the bees usually hang clustered on the branch of a neighbouring tree or bush after issuing from the parent hive.
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  • Huber found that although he could induce swarms to occupy the glass-sided single frame advised by Reaumur, if the frame was fitted with ready-built pieces of comb patched together before hiving the swarm, the experiment was successful, while if left to themselves the bees built small combs across the space between the sheets of glass, and the desired inspection from the outside was thus rendered impossible.
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  • When this stage of swarming is reached the bee-keeper has but to take his hiving skep, hold it under the swarm, and shake the bees into it, preparatory to transferring them into a frame-hive already prepared for their re ception.
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  • The process of hiving a swarm is very simple D and need not occupy many moments of time under ordinary conditions, but so many unlooked-for contingencies may arise that the apiarist would do well to prepare himself beforehand by carefully reading the directions in his text-book.
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  • experiences the same pleasurable thrill as did the skeppist of old at the sight of the first drone of the year, which betokens an early swarm.
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  • In view of the other points of 1 It has been suggested that Saphon, which is often rather troublesome if rendered "the north," may be a weakened form of .ib'on, a affinity between Joel and Ezekiel, this word inevitably suggests Gog and Magog, and it is difficult to see how a swarm of locusts could receive such a name, or if they came from the north could perish; as the verse puts it, in the desert between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.
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