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cluster

noun

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1 a number of things considered as a unit
  • a cluster of stars in the southern sky

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2 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit
  • a small cluster of reporters waited by the courthouse door

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cluster

verb

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1 to come together into one body or place
  • the mice clustered together into a small burrow

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2 to gather into a closely packed group
  • all the cottages are clustered on one end of the lake

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The first known use of cluster was before the 12th century

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“Cluster.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cluster. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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