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Bunch vs. Cluster

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Bunchnoun

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’;

Clusternoun

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.’;

Bunchnoun

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

Clusternoun

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

Bunchnoun

An informal body of friends.

‘He still hangs out with the same bunch.’;

Clusternoun

(astronomy) A group of galaxies or stars that appear near each other.

‘The Pleiades cluster contains seven bright stars.’;

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Bunchnoun

A considerable amount.

‘a bunch of trouble’;

Clusternoun

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"’;

Bunchnoun

(informal) An unmentioned amount; a number.

‘A bunch of them went down to the field.’;

Clusternoun

(music) A secundal chord of three or more notes.

Bunchnoun

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

Clusternoun

(phonetics) A group of consonants.

‘The word "scrub" begins with a cluster of three consonants.’;

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Bunchnoun

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

Clusternoun

(computing) A group of computers that work together.

Bunchnoun

(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.

Clusternoun

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

Bunchnoun

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.’;

Clusternoun

(statistics) A significant subset within a population.

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Bunchnoun

A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump.

Clusternoun

(military) Set of bombs or mines.

Bunchverb

(transitive) To gather into a bunch.

Clusternoun

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

Bunchverb

(transitive) To gather fabric into folds.

Clusternoun

(slang) Euphemism of clusterfuck.

Bunchverb

(intransitive) To form a bunch.

Clusternoun

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

Bunchverb

(intransitive) To be gathered together in folds

Clusterverb

(intransitive) To form a cluster or group.

‘The children clustered around the puppy.’;

Bunchverb

(intransitive) To protrude or swell

Clusterverb

(transitive) To collect into clusters.

Bunchnoun

A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump.

‘They will carry . . . their treasures upon the bunches of camels.’;

Clusterverb

(transitive) To cover with clusters.

Bunchnoun

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.

Clusternoun

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.’;

Bunchnoun

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

Clusternoun

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

Bunchverb

To swell out into a bunch or protuberance; to be protuberant or round.

‘Bunching out into a large round knob at one end.’;

Clusternoun

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.’;

Bunchverb

To form into a bunch or bunches.

Clusterverb

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.’;

Bunchnoun

a grouping of a number of similar things;

‘a bunch of trees’; ‘a cluster of admirers’;

Clusterverb

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.’;

Bunchnoun

an informal body of friends;

‘he still hangs out with the same crowd’;

Clusternoun

a grouping of a number of similar things;

‘a bunch of trees’; ‘a cluster of admirers’;

Bunchnoun

any collection in its entirety;

‘she bought the whole caboodle’;

Clusterverb

come together as in a cluster or flock;

‘The poets constellate in this town every summer’;

Bunchverb

form into a bunch;

‘The frightened children bunched together in the corner of the classroom’;

Clusterverb

gather or cause to gather into a cluster;

‘She bunched her fingers into a fist’; ‘The students bunched up at the registration desk’;

Bunchverb

gather or cause to gather into a cluster;

‘She bunched her fingers into a fist’; ‘The students bunched up at the registration desk’;

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