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  • (noun): A group of many insects.
    Example: "A swarm of insects obscured the light"
    Synonyms: cloud
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The SWARM Remote Weapon System (Stabilised Weapon And Reconnaissance Mount) is a fully armored remote weapon system designed and built by the Thales Group in Glasgow, Scotland. The SWARM system consists of two main assemblies: the Gun Processing and Interface Unit (GPIU), which is operated inside the vehicle, and the external Weapon and Sensor Platform (WASP). It can fire a variety of weapons, and utilize multiple sensors. On the US Marine Corps' Gladiator Tactical Unmanned Ground Vehicle (TUGV), it is equipped with a 7.62 mm M240 and day/night sensors.

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List Of Marvel Comics Characters: S - Swarm
... Swarm (Fritz von Meyer) is a supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe, an enemy of Spider-Man ...
Star Craft II: Heart Of The Swarm
... StarCraft II Heart of the Swarm is an expansion pack to the military science fiction real-time strategy game StarCraft II Wings of Liberty by Blizzard Entertainment ... Heart of the Swarm is the second part of a planned StarCraft II trilogy, with part three titled Legacy of the Void ... Zerg race, following Sarah Kerrigan in her effort to regain control of the swarm and enact her revenge on the Terran Dominion's emperor, Arcturus Mengsk ...
Lateral Computing - A Review of Lateral-computing Techniques - Swarm Intelligence
... Swarm Intelligence (SI) is the property of a system whereby the collective behaviors of (unsophisticated) agents, interacting locally with their environment, cause ... One interesting swarm intelligent technique is the Ant Colony algorithm Ants are behaviorally unsophisticated collectively they perform complex tasks ...
Matachewan Dike Swarm
... The Matachewan dike swarm is a large 2,500 to 2,450 million year old Paleoproterozoic dike swarm of Northern Ontario, Canada ... With an area of 360,000 km2 (140,000 sq mi), the Mistassini dike swarm stands as a large igneous province ...

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    A swarm of bees in May
    Is worth a load of hay;
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    Is worth a silver spoon;
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    Cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay.
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    As night returns bringing doubts
    That swarm around the sleeper’s head
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