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[WORDNET DICTIONARY]

Noun cluster has 1 senses

   cluster(n = noun.group) bunch, clump, clustering - a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"
is a kind of agglomeration
has particulars: knot, swad, tuft, tussock, northern cross, omega centauri, pleiades
Derived forms verb cluster2, verb cluster1


Verb cluster has 2 senses

1.  cluster(v = verb.motion) clump, constellate, flock - come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets constellate in this town every summer"
is one way to assemble, foregather, forgather, gather, meet
Derived forms noun cluster1, noun clustering1
Sample sentences: The crowds cluster in the streets

2.  cluster(v = verb.contact) bunch, bunch up, bundle, clump - gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"
is one way to form
Derived forms noun cluster1, noun clustering1
Sample sentences: Something ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP


[CIDE DICTIONARY]

cluster, n. [AS. cluster, clyster; cf. LG. kluster (also Sw. & Dan. klase a cluster of grapes, D. klissen to be entangled?.)].

1.  A number of things of the same kind growing together; a bunch. [1913 Webster]
"Her deeds were like great clusters of ripe grapes,
Which load the bunches of the fruitful vine.
" [1913 Webster]

2.  A number of similar things collected together or lying contiguous; a group; as, a cluster of islands. Motley. [1913 Webster]

3.  A number of individuals grouped together or collected in one place; a crowd; a mob. [1913 Webster]
"As bees . . .
Pour forth their populous youth about the hive
In clusters.
" [1913 Webster]
"We loved him; but, like beasts
And cowardly nobles, gave way unto your clusters,
Who did hoot him out o' the city.
" [1913 Webster]


cluster, v. i.

   To grow in clusters or assemble in groups; to gather or unite in a cluster or clusters. [1913 Webster]
"His sunny hair
Cluster'd about his temples, like a god's.
" [1913 Webster]
"The princes of the country clustering together." [1913 Webster]


cluster, v. t.

   To collect into a cluster or clusters; to gather into a bunch or close body. [1913 Webster]
"Not less the bee would range her cells, . . .
The foxglove cluster dappled bells.
" [1913 Webster]
"Or from the forest falls the clustered snow." [1913 Webster]

Clustered column (Arch.), a column which is composed, or appears to be composed, of several columns collected together.

[OXFORD DICTIONARY]

cluster, n. & v.
--n.
1 a close group or bunch of similar things growing together.
2 a close group or swarm of people, animals, faint stars, gems, etc.
3 a group of successive consonants or vowels.
--v.
1 tr. bring into a cluster or clusters.
2 intr. be or come into a cluster or clusters.
3 intr. (foll. by round, around) gather, congregate.

Idiom:
cluster bomb an anti-personnel bomb spraying pellets on impact. cluster pine a Mediterranean pine Pinus pinaster with clustered cones: also called PINASTER.

Etymology:
OE clyster: cf. CLOT


[ROGET DICTIONARY]

Assemblage

N  assemblage, collection, collocation, colligation, compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement, team, concourse, conflux, congregation, contesseration, convergence, meeting, levee, reunion, drawing room, at home, conversazione, assembly, congress, convention, conventicle, gemote, conclave, posse, posse comitatus, Noah's ark, miscellany, collectanea, museum, menagerie, museology, crowd, throng, group, flood, rush, deluge, rabble, mob, press, crush, cohue, horde, body, tribe, crew, gang, knot, squad, band, party, swarm, shoal, school, covey, flock, herd, drove, atajo, bunch, drive, force, mulada, remuda, roundup, array, bevy, galaxy, corps, company, troop, troupe, task force, army, regiment, host, populousness, clan, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, association, volley, shower, storm, cloud, group, cluster, Pleiades, clump, pencil, set, batch, lot, pack, budget, assortment, bunch, parcel, packet, package, bundle, fascine, fasces, bale, seron, seroon, fagot, wisp, truss, tuft, shock, rick, fardel, stack, sheaf, haycock, fascicle, fascicule, fasciculus, gavel, hattock, stook, accumulation, congeries, heap, lump, pile, rouleau, tissue, mass, pyramid, bing, drift, snowball, snowdrift, acervation, cumulation, glomeration, agglomeration, conglobation, conglomeration, conglomerate, coacervate, coacervation, coagmentation, aggregation, concentration, congestion, omnium gaterum, spicilegium, black hole of Calcutta, quantity, collector, gatherer, whip, whipper in, assembled, closely packed, dense, serried, crowded to suffocation, teeming, swarming, populous, as thick as hops, all of a heap, fasciculated cumulative, the plot thickens, acervatim, tibi seris tibi metis.

VB  assemble, collect, muster, meet, unite, join, rejoin, cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, crowd, throng, associate, congregate, conglomerate, concentrate, precipitate, center round, rendezvous, resort, come together, flock get together, pig together, forgather, huddle, reassemble, assemble, muster, bring together, get together, put together, draw together, scrape together, lump together, collect, collocate, colligate, get, whip in, gather, hold a meeting, convene, convoke, convocate, rake up, dredge, heap, mass, pile, pack, put up, truss, cram, acervate, agglomerate, aggregate, compile, group, aggroup, concentrate, unite, collect into a focus, bring into a focus, amass, accumulate, collect in a dragnet, heap Ossa upon Pelion.


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