Definitions for: Cluster

[n] a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"
[v] gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"; "The students bunched up at the registration desk"
[v] come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets constellate in this town every summer"

Webster (1913) Definition: Clus"ter, n. [AS. cluster, clyster; cf. LG. kluster
(also Sw. & Dan. klase a cluster of grapes, D. klissen to be
1. A number of things of the same kind growing together; a

Her deeds were like great clusters of ripe grapes,
Which load the bunches of the fruitful vine.

2. A number of similar things collected together or lying
contiguous; a group; as, a cluster of islands. ``Cluster
of provinces.'' --Motley.

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.

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.

His sunny hair Cluster'd about his temples, like a
god's. --Tennyson.

The princes of the country clustering together. --Foxe.

Clus"ter, v. t.
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

Synonyms: bunch, bunch, bunch up, bundle, clump, clump, clump, clustering, constellate, flock

See Also: agglomerate, agglomeration, bunch, bunch together, bunch up, collect, congregate, form, gather, huddle, huddle together, knot, Northern Cross, Omega Centauri, Pleiades, swad, tuft, tussock

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