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  1. cluster

    • IPA[ˈklʌstə]

    英式

    • n.
      a group of similar things or people positioned or occurring closely together;a group of stars or galaxies forming a relatively close association
    • v.
      form a cluster or clusters;(of data points) have similar numerical values
    • verb: cluster, 3rd person present: clusters, gerund or present participle: clustering, past tense: clustered, past participle: clustered

    • noun: cluster, plural noun: clusters

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a group of similar things or people positioned or occurring closely together clusters of creamy-white flowers they stood there in a frightened cluster 同義詞 bunch, clump, collection, mass, knot, ... 更多
    • a group of stars or galaxies forming a relatively close association there are several clusters in Cassiopeia
    • a natural subgroup of a population, used for statistical sampling or analysis ten clusters from all the primary health centres were selected
    • a group of cases of a disease, especially an infectious disease or type of cancer, that occur close together in time or space clusters of the disease have been reported, leading to speculation about person-to-person transmission
    • a group of consonants pronounced in immediate succession, as str in strong.
    • a group of atoms of the same element, typically a metal, bonded closely together in a molecule noble-metal clusters supported on an acidic carrier a cluster compound

    動詞

    • 1. form a cluster or clusters the children clustered round her skirts there were dozens of people clustered around me
    • (of data points) have similar numerical values students tended to have marks clustering around 70 per cent