verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of cluster
Synonyms for cluster
Related Words for clusteringflock, gather, bundle, parcel, package, associate, accumulate, collect, aggregate, cumulate, bunch
Examples from the Web for clustering
Contemporary Examples of clustering
Its subtitle: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart.
In a place like Colorado, the clustering has been reinforced by the immigration of lots of college-educated hipsters to the state.
Historical Examples of clustering
Then they were clustering about him at Scarecrow Charlie's, asking him his name.
They flew to his assistance, clustering around him to protect him from harm.Young Glory and the Spanish Cruiser
Walter Fenton Mott
The flowers are very small, and hang in clustering panicles like lilacs.The Western World
I think I saw the wealth of clustering ringlets, or at least the makings of it.Back Home
Wistaria and early roses, clustering in, had but the ghost of color on their blossoms.The Freelands
- a group of bombs dropped in one stick, esp fragmentation and incendiary bombs
- the basic unit of mines used in laying a minefield
- a chemical compound or molecule containing groups of metal atoms joined by metal-to-metal bonds
- the group of linked metal atoms present
Word Origin for cluster
Old English clyster "cluster," probably from the same root as clot (n.). Of stars, from 1727. Cluster-bomb attested from 1967.
late 14c. (transitive), from cluster (n.). Intransitive sense from 1540s. Related: Clustered; clustering.