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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a grouping of a number of similar things;
- Example: "a bunch of trees"
- Example: "a cluster of admirers"
[syn: bunch, clump, cluster, clustering]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cluster \Clus"ter\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Clustered; p. pr. & vb. n. Clustering.] 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. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] The princes of the country clustering together. --Foxe. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

clustering n 1: a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers" [syn: bunch, clump, cluster, clustering]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

cluster clustering 1. Multiple servers providing the same service. The term may imply resilience to failure and/or some kind of load balancing between the servers. Compare RAIS. 2. An elementary unit of allocation of a disk made up of one or more physical blocks. A file is made up of a whole number of possibly non-contiguous clusters. The cluster size is a tradeoff between space efficiency (the bigger is the cluster, the bigger is on the average the wasted space at the end of each file) and the length of the FAT. (1996-11-04)