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A cluster of mushrooms.
A star cluster

Etymology

From Old English clyster

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
cluster

Plural
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  1. A group or bunch of several discrete items that are close to each other.
    • A cluster of flowers grew in the pot.
  2. (astronomy) A group of galaxies or stars that appear near each other.
    • The Pleiades cluster contains seven bright stars.
  3. (music) A chord of three or more notes.
  4. (phonetics) A group of consonants.
    • The word "scrub" begins with a cluster of three consonants.
  5. (computing) A group of computers that work together.
  6. (statistics) A significant subset within a population.
  7. (military) Set of bombs or mines.
  8. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A small metal design that indicates that a medal has been awarded to the same person before.

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Verb

Infinitive
to cluster

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to cluster (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To form into a cluster.
    • The children clustered together around the puppy.

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