Associations to the word «Clique»

Wiktionary

CLIQUE, noun. A small, exclusive group of individuals; cabal
CLIQUE, noun. (graph theory) A subgraph isomorphic to a complete graph.
CLIQUE, noun. (Internet) A group of related web sites that link to each other, like a webring but with exclusive membership determined by the clique owner.
CLIQUE, verb. To associate together in a clannish way; to act with others secretly to gain a desired end; to plot.
CLIQUE NUMBER, noun. (graph theory) The number of vertices in a maximum clique of a given graph.
CLIQUE NUMBERS, noun. Plural of clique number

Dictionary definition

CLIQUE, noun. An exclusive circle of people with a common purpose.

Wise words

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