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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bunch, clump, cluster, clusteringnoun

    a grouping of a number of similar things

    "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"


  1. clusteringnoun

    The action of the verb to cluster.

  2. clusteringnoun

    A grouping of a number of similar things.

  3. clusteringnoun

    The grouping of a population based on ethnicity, economics or religion.

  4. clusteringnoun

    The undesirable, contiguous grouping of elements in a hash table.

  5. clusteringnoun

    A prewriting technique consisting of writing ideas down on a sheet of paper around a central idea within a circle, with the related ideas radially joined to the circle using rays.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clustering

    of Cluster


  1. Clustering

    In demographics, clustering is the gathering of various populations based on ethnicity, economics, or religion. In countries that hold equality is important, clustering occurs between groups because of polarizing factors such as religion, wealth or ethnocentrism. Clustering is often considered an enriching part of free cultures in which one can visit a Chinatown or a French quarter for restaurant choices. Other sociologists assert that clustering of like minded individuals leads to political polarity and intolerance of contrary opinions, as the United States has allegedly been trending since the 1950s.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clustering in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clustering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of clustering in a Sentence

  1. Nadine Kaslow:

    Even if there’s some clustering effect, I don’t think you do it just to do it, the people who [commit suicide] are struggling in their own way whether its depression, substance abuse or anxiety, or difficulty dealing with the stress of whatever’s going on in their life, loss or abuse or whatever. I think that the presence of a suicide in a community is only one of the risk factors.

  2. Nick Lake:

    The eventual starfield included an interesting clustering of fairly bright stars low on the horizon, slight clumping and clustering like that gives a lot of visual interest to the scene.

  3. Antti Lignell:

    The PAHs stuck together and were expelled from the ice host as it crystallized, this may be the first observation of molecules clustering together due to a phase transition of ice, and this certainly has many important consequences for the chemistry and physics of ice.

  4. Allen Sills:

    Of the first seven cases in Arizona, five were different strains of the virus, definitely the impact of vaccinations, we're not seeing the clustering or uncontrolled spread of the virus. Nor are we seeing the uncontained, unexplainable, uncontrolled spread we saw last year.

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