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Synonyms for cluster

Synonyms for cluster

Synonyms for cluster

a grouping of a number of similar things

gather or cause to gather into a cluster

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Everything told of life and animation, but one dark cluster of objects in the centre of all--the black stage, the cross-beam, the rope, and all the hideous apparatus of death.
Each of the Martians, standing in the great crescent I have described, had discharged, by means of the gunlike tube he carried, a huge canister over whatever hill, copse, cluster of houses, or other possible cover for guns, chanced to be in front of him.
The cluster shivered, as from hooked fore-foot to hooked hind-foot it telegraphed uneasiness.
The spoken word snapped the current through the cluster.
Not by a whole comb," cried the young bee who had broken the cluster.
Some bees tried the new plan for a while, and found it cost eight times more wax than the old six sided specification; and, as they never allowed a cluster to hang up and make wax in peace, real wax was scarce.
Nothing of interest enlivened our journey by rail and caravan till we came to the cluster of date-palms about the ancient well upon the rim of the Sahara.
And, above it, the woman of marble, composed and blind on the high pedestal, seemed to ward off the devouring night with a cluster of lights.
And looming vaguely below the woman of marble, livid and still like a patient phantom, held out in the night a cluster of extinguished lights.
He had ornamented his hat with a cluster of peacock's feathers, but they were limp and broken, and now trailed negligently down his back.
Occasionally they came upon a cluster of poor cottages, some with a chair or low board put across the open door to keep the scrambling children from the road, others shut up close while all the family were working in the fields.
It was nearly five o'clock in the afternoon, when drawing near another cluster of labourers' huts, the child looked wistfully in each, doubtful at which to ask for permission to rest awhile, and buy a draught of milk.
To that end, Vollmer and his colleagues in France and Germany recently began studying two nearby clusters, Coma and Virgo, and have already found evidence of past and present ram pressure in both.
I think the federal government said that if you are going to have biotechnology clusters, it would be highly desirable to have one in the northeast and one in the northwest.
This was accomplished by first collecting data from disks that had been prepared to have the magnetic moments of the clusters randomly oriented.