cluster
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English clyster; akin to Old English clott clot Date: before 12th century a number of similar things that occur together: as a. two or more consecutive consonants or vowels in a segment of speech b. a group of buildings and especially houses built close together on a sizable tract in order to preserve open spaces larger than the individual yard for common recreation c. an aggregation of stars or galaxies that appear close together in the sky and are gravitationally associated d. a larger than expected number of cases of disease (as leukemia) occurring in a particular locality, group of people, or period of time • clustery adjective II. verb (clustered; clustering) Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to collect into a cluster <
cluster the tents together
>
2. to furnish with clusters intransitive verb to grow, assemble, or occur in a cluster <
they clustered around the fire
>

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