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Noun: cluster  klús-tu(r)
  1. A grouping of a number of similar things
    "a cluster of admirers";
    - bunch, clump, clustering
  2. (computing) a basic unit of storage on a disk drive, usually occupying one or more sectors
  3. (computing) a group of linked computers
    - computer cluster
  4. (astronomy) a group of galaxies or stars that are gravitationally bound
Verb: cluster  klús-tu(r)
  1. Come together as in a cluster or flock
    "The poets cluster in this town every summer";
    - constellate, flock, clump
  2. Gather or cause to gather into a cluster
    "She clustered her fingers into a fist";
    - bunch, bundle, clump

Derived forms: clustering, clusters, clustered

Type of: agglomeration, assemble, digital computer, foregather, forgather, form, gather, meet

Encyclopedia: Cluster, Pleasants County, West Virginia