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Synonyms for clustering

a grouping of a number of similar things

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When the appointment of a new minister was gazetted in the "Moniteur," and the greater or lesser officials, clustering round the stoves or before the fireplaces and shaking in their shoes, asked themselves: "What will he do?
Through this wild country it was that Sir Nigel and his Company pushed their way, riding at times through vast defiles where the brown, gnarled cliffs shot up on either side of them, and the sky was but a long winding blue slit between the clustering lines of box which fringed the lips of the precipices; or, again leading their horses along the narrow and rocky paths worn by the muleteers upon the edges of the chasm, where under their very elbows they could see the white streak which marked the
I opened the bight of Turner's Shipyard, rounded the Solano wharf, and surged along abreast of the patch of tules and the clustering fishermen's arks where in the old days I had lived and drunk deep.
The white and green light strained through apple trees and clustering vines outside fell over the rapt little figure with a half-unearthly radiance.
The boys came up on the promenade deck, clustering close to the rail and worshiping Miss Caruthers who had flung them such a wealth of backsheesh.
Dark eyes, long eyelashes, ripe and ruddy lips that to look at is to long to kiss, beautiful clustering hair that one's fingers itch to play with, such a waist as might make a man clasp the air involuntarily, thinking of twining his arm about it, little feet that tread so lightly they hardly seem to walk upon the ground--to marry all this, sir, this--hey, hey
But old Arthur Gride and matrimony is a most anomalous conjunction of words; old Arthur Gride and dark eyes and eyelashes, and lips that to look at is to long to kiss, and clustering hair that he wants to play with, and waists that he wants to span, and little feet that don't tread upon anything--old Arthur Gride and such things as these is more monstrous still; but old Arthur Gride marrying the daughter of a ruined "dashing man" in the Rules of the Bench, is the most monstrous and incredible of all.
That's very little, because you have the ripe lips, and the clustering hair, and what not, all to yourself.
In ascending to my room I was met upon the stairs by a smart, pretty girl of nineteen, with a tidy, dumpy figure, a round face, bright, blooming cheeks, glossy, clustering curls, and little merry brown eyes.
A few of the withered and remorseless crones of the band were clustering together, in readiness to lend their fell voices, if needed, to aid in exciting their descendants to an exhibition, which their depraved tastes coveted, as the luxurious Roman dame witnessed the struggles and the agony of the gladiator.
And, because the cluster will empower scientists who use it to potentially make vitally important discoveries, the solution's wire-speed Ethernet capabilities ensure that mission critical clustering applications perform as expected, regardless of the complexity or network and server load, with the lowest possible incremental latency.
Storage clustering, also referred to as grid storage, is a new technology paradigm that pushes the scalability and efficiency boundaries of storage area networks (SANs) to new levels.
PolyServe Matrix Server(TM) shared data clustering software now supports Oracle(R) Database 10g on Linux.
Now, in a new use for a preexisting methodology, Raj Acharya and Jyotsna Kasturi, two computer scientists at The Pennsylvania State University, have applied a mathematical approach called Kullback-Leibler (KL) clustering to the identification of patterns in microarray data.
With the clustering expertise and ICE (Integrated Cluster Environment) management tools from Linux NetworX, customers are ensured with a reliable, easy-to-manage cluster for the database infrastructure.