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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a situation in which people or things are crowded together;
- Example: "he didn't like the crowding on the beach"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crowd \Crowd\ (kroud), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crowded; p. pr. & vb. n. Crowding.] [OE. crouden, cruden, AS. cr[=u]dan; cf. D. kruijen to push in a wheelbarrow.] 1. To push, to press, to shove. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To press or drive together; to mass together. "Crowd us and crush us." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To fill by pressing or thronging together; hence, to encumber by excess of numbers or quantity. [1913 Webster] The balconies and verandas were crowded with spectators, anxious to behold their future sovereign. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 4. To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] To crowd out, to press out; specifically, to prevent the publication of; as, the press of other matter crowded out the article. To crowd sail (Naut.), to carry an extraordinary amount of sail, with a view to accelerate the speed of a vessel; to carry a press of sail. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

crowding n 1: a situation in which people or things are crowded together; "he didn't like the crowding on the beach"