clustered

[[t]klʌ̱stə(r)d[/t]]
ADJ: v-link ADJ prep/adv
If people or things are clustered somewhere, there is a group of them close together there.

Officials were clustered at every open office door, talking excitedly...

We pass villages clustered around wet rice fields.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • clustered — index compact (dense), composite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • clustered — concentrated concentrated adj. 1. Having a high density of (the indicated substance); as, a narrow thread of concentrated ore. Note: [Narrower terms: {undiluted} (vs. diluted)] [WordNet 1.5] 2. Gathered together or made less diffuse; as, their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clustered — Cluster Clus ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clustered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clustering}.] To grow in clusters or assemble in groups; to gather or unite in a cluster or clusters. [1913 Webster] His sunny hair Cluster d about his temples, like a god s.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clustered — clus·ter || klÊŒstÉ™ n. group; bunch; unit for data storage on a disk (Computers); group of stars of approximately the same age which are held together by mutual gravitation (Astronomy) v. gather closely together, assemble, crowd together …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clustered — adj. 1 growing in or brought into a cluster. 2 Archit. (of pillars, columns, or shafts) several close together, or disposed round or half detached from a pier …   Useful english dictionary

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  • clustered column — noun A pier which consists of several columns or shafts clustered together • • • Main Entry: ↑cluster …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clustered file system — A clustered file system is a file system which is shared by being simultaneously mounted on multiple servers. There are several approaches to clustering, most of which do not employ a clustered file system. While many computer clusters don t use… …   Wikipedia

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