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A cluster is a small group or bunch of something.

In science:

In astrophysics:

In biology and health sciences:

  • Cancer cluster, in biomedicine, an occurrence of a greater-than-expected number of cancer cases
  • Cluster headache, a neurological disease that involves an immense degree of pain
  • Winter cluster, in beekeeping, a well-defined cluster of honey bees in cold temperatures
  • Cluster (epidemiology), a grouping of cases of disease
  • Genetic cluster, a group of genes (or proteins, or metabolites) whose expression or concentration is similar across a range of conditions

In computing:

  • Cluster (computing), a group of loosely coupled computers that work together closely
  • Data cluster, a group of disk sectors used in a File Allocation Table

In music:

  • Tone cluster, a musical chord comprising at least three consecutive tones in a scale
  • Cluster (band), a German rock band
  • Cluster (album), the 1971 eponymous album by the band Cluster
  • Cluster (track), Ben Bu Sarkiyi Sana Yazdim album track by the singer Cem Adrian
  • Cluster One, the first track on Pink Floyd's 1994 album The Division Bell



Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also cluster




  • IPA: /ˈklastɐ/


Cluster m.

  1. cluster (group of galaxies or stars)

This German entry was created from the translations listed at cluster. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see Cluster in the German Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) November 2008

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