Clus´ter   Pronunciation: klŭs´tẽr
n.1.A number of things of the same kind growing together; a bunch.
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.
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.]
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.
Clustered column
(Arch.) a column which is composed, or appears to be composed, of several columns collected together.
Noun1.Clustercluster - a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"
Synonyms: bunch, clump, clustering
Verb1.cluster - come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets constellate in this town every summer"
Synonyms: clump, constellate, flock
2.cluster - gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"; "The students bunched up at the registration desk"
Synonyms: bunch, bunch up, bundle, clump
(file system)cluster - 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.
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Clusia major
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