Associations to the word «Cluster»


CLUSTER, noun. A group or bunch of several discrete items that are close to each other.
CLUSTER, noun. A number of individuals grouped together or collected in one place; a crowd; a mob.
CLUSTER, noun. (astronomy) A group of galaxies or stars that appear near each other.
CLUSTER, noun. (music) A secundal chord of three or more notes.
CLUSTER, noun. (phonetics) A group of consonants.
CLUSTER, noun. (computing) A group of computers that work together.
CLUSTER, noun. (computing) A logical data storage unit containing one or more physical sectors (see block).
CLUSTER, noun. (statistics) A significant subset within a population.
CLUSTER, noun. (military) Set of bombs or mines.
CLUSTER, noun. (army) A small metal design that indicates that a medal has been awarded to the same person before.
CLUSTER, noun. (chemistry) An ensemble of bound atoms or molecules, intermediate in size between a molecule and a bulk solid.
CLUSTER, verb. (intransitive) To form a cluster or group.
CLUSTER ANALYSES, noun. Plural of cluster analysis
CLUSTER ANALYSIS, noun. (artificial intelligence) (statistics) The classification of objects into different groups, or more precisely, the partitioning of a data set into subsets (clusters), so that the data in each subset (ideally) share some common trait - often proximity according to some defined distance measure.
CLUSTER BOMB, noun. Explosive munition designed to explode in the air and release a cluster of smaller explosives, thus spreading the blast over a larger area.
CLUSTER BOMBS, noun. Plural of cluster bomb
CLUSTER COMPOUND, noun. (chemistry) An assemblage of atoms or molecules bound together
CLUSTER FUCK, noun. Alternative form of clusterfuck
CLUSTER FUCKS, noun. Plural of cluster fuck
CLUSTER HEADACHE, noun. (pathology) An extremely painful, cyclical and unilateral headache
CLUSTER HEADACHES, noun. Plural of cluster headache
CLUSTER STATE, noun. (physics) Any of a subset of graph states that can be fitted to a regular cubic lattice

Dictionary definition

CLUSTER, noun. A grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers".
CLUSTER, verb. Come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets constellate in this town every summer".
CLUSTER, verb. Gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist".

Wise words

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Robert Burton