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Bunch vs. Cluster — What's the Difference?

Bunch vs. Cluster — What's the Difference?

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Bunch

A group of things growing close together; a cluster or clump
A bunch of grapes.
Grass growing in bunches.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

A group of the same or similar elements gathered or occurring closely together; a bunch
"She held out her hand, a small tight cluster of fingers" (Anne Tyler).
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

A group of like items or individuals gathered or placed together
A bunch of keys on a ring.
People standing around in bunches.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

(Linguistics) Two or more successive consonants in a word, as cl and st in the word cluster.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

(Informal) A group of people usually having a common interest or association
My brother and his bunch are basketball fanatics.
Jun 03, 2022
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Cluster

A group of academic courses in a related area.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

(Informal) A considerable number or amount; a lot
A bunch of trouble.
A whole bunch of food.
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Cluster

To gather or grow into bunches.
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Bunch

A small lump or swelling; a bump.
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Cluster

To cause to grow or form into bunches.
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Bunch

To gather or form into a cluster
Bunched my fingers into a fist.
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Cluster

A group or bunch of several discrete items that are close to each other.
A cluster of islands
A cluster of flowers grew in the pot.
A leukemia cluster has developed in the town.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

To gather together into a group.
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Cluster

A number of individuals grouped together or collected in one place; a crowd; a mob.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

To gather (fabric) into folds.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

(astronomy) A group of galaxies or stars that appear near each other.
The Pleiades cluster contains seven bright stars.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

To form a cluster or group
Runners bunching up at the starting line.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

A sequence of two or more words that occur in language with high frequency but are not idiomatic; a chunk, bundle, or lexical bundle.
Examples of clusters would include "in accordance with", "the results of" and "so far"
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

To be gathered together in folds, as fabric.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

(music) A secundal chord of three or more notes.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

To swell; protrude.
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Cluster

(phonetics) A group of consonants.
The word "scrub" begins with a cluster of three consonants.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

A group of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump, usually fastened together.
A bunch of grapes
A bunch of bananas
A bunch of keys
A bunch of yobs on a street corner
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

(computing) A group of computers that work together.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

(cycling) The peloton; the main group of riders formed during a race.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

(computing) A logical data storage unit containing one or more physical sectors (see block).
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

An informal body of friends.
He still hangs out with the same bunch.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

A subset of a population whose members are sufficiently similar to each other and distinct from others as to be considered a distinct group; such a grouping in a set of observed data that is statistically significant.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

A considerable amount.
A bunch of trouble
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

(military) A set of bombs or mines released as part of the same blast.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

(informal) An unmentioned amount; a number.
A bunch of them went down to the field.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

(army) A small metal design that indicates that a medal has been awarded to the same person before.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

(forestry) A group of logs tied together for skidding.
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Cluster

A clusterfuck.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

An unusual concentration of ore in a lode or a small, discontinuous occurrence or patch of ore in the wallrock.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

(chemistry) An ensemble of bound atoms or molecules, intermediate in size between a molecule and a bulk solid.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

(textiles) The reserve yarn on the filling bobbin to allow continuous weaving between the time of indication from the midget feeler until a new bobbin is put in the shuttle.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

(intransitive) To form a cluster or group.
The children clustered around the puppy.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

(smoking) An unfinished cigar, before the wrapper leaf is added.
Two to four filler leaves are laid end to end and rolled into the two halves of the binder leaves, making up what is called the bunch.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

(transitive) To collect into clusters.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

(transitive) To cover with clusters.
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Bunch

(transitive) To gather into a bunch.
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Cluster

A number of things of the same kind growing together; a bunch.
Her deeds were like great clusters of ripe grapes,Which load the bunches of the fruitful vine.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

(transitive) To gather fabric into folds.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

A number of similar things collected together or lying contiguous; a group; as, a cluster of islands.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

(intransitive) To form a bunch.
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Cluster

A number of individuals grouped together or collected in one place; a crowd; a mob.
As bees . . . Pour forth their populous youth about the hiveIn clusters.
We loved him; but, like beastsAnd cowardly nobles, gave way unto your clusters,Who did hoot him out o' the city.
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Bunch

(intransitive) To be gathered together in folds
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Cluster

To grow in clusters or assemble in groups; to gather or unite in a cluster or clusters.
His sunny hairCluster'd about his temples, like a god's.
The princes of the country clustering together.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

(intransitive) To protrude or swell
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Cluster

To collect into a cluster or clusters; to gather into a bunch or close body.
Not less the bee would range her cells, . . . The foxglove cluster dappled bells.
Or from the forest falls the clustered snow.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump.
They will carry . . . their treasures upon the bunches of camels.
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Cluster

A grouping of a number of similar things;
A bunch of trees
A cluster of admirers
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

A collection, cluster, or tuft, properly of things of the same kind, growing or fastened together; as, a bunch of grapes; a bunch of keys.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

Come together as in a cluster or flock;
The poets constellate in this town every summer
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Bunch

A small isolated mass of ore, as distinguished from a continuous vein.
Jun 03, 2022

Cluster

Gather or cause to gather into a cluster;
She bunched her fingers into a fist
The students bunched up at the registration desk
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

To swell out into a bunch or protuberance; to be protuberant or round.
Bunching out into a large round knob at one end.
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

To form into a bunch or bunches.
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Bunch

A grouping of a number of similar things;
A bunch of trees
A cluster of admirers
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

An informal body of friends;
He still hangs out with the same crowd
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

Any collection in its entirety;
She bought the whole caboodle
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Bunch

Form into a bunch;
The frightened children bunched together in the corner of the classroom
Jun 03, 2022

Bunch

Gather or cause to gather into a cluster;
She bunched her fingers into a fist
The students bunched up at the registration desk
Jun 03, 2022

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