Cluster

Definition of Cluster

Clus´ter   Pronunciation: klŭs´tẽr
n.1.A number of things of the same kind growing together; a bunch.
Her deeds were like great clusters of ripe grapes,
Which load the bunches of the fruitful vine.
- Spenser.
2.A number of similar things collected together or lying contiguous; a group; as, a cluster of islands.
3.A number of individuals grouped together or collected in one place; a crowd; a mob.
As bees . . .
Pour forth their populous youth about the hive
In clusters.
- Milton.
We loved him; but, like beasts
And cowardly nobles, gave way unto your clusters,
Who did hoot him out o' the city.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To grow in clusters or assemble in groups; to gather or unite in a cluster or clusters.
[imp. & p. p. Clustered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Clustering.]
His sunny hair
Cluster'd about his temples, like a god's.
- Tennyson.
The princes of the country clustering together.
- Foxe.
v. t.1.To collect into a cluster or clusters; to gather into a bunch or close body.
Not less the bee would range her cells, . . .
The foxglove cluster dappled bells.
- Tennyson.
Or from the forest falls the clustered snow.
- Thomson.
Clustered column
(Arch.) a column which is composed, or appears to be composed, of several columns collected together.

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