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      n   assemblage, batch, bunch, clump, collection, gathering, group, knot  
      vb   assemble, bunch, collect, flock, gather, group  
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  ( clusters    plural & 3rd person present)   ( clustering    present participle)   ( clustered    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A clusterof people or things is a small group of them close together.  
oft N of n  
There's no town here, just a cluster of shops, cabins and motels at the side of the highway.     
2       verb   If people clustertogether, they gather together in a small group.  
The passengers clustered together in small groups...      V together  
The children clustered around me.      V around/round n  

cluster bomb        ( cluster bombs    plural  ) A cluster bomb is a type of bomb which is dropped from an aircraft. It contains a large number of smaller bombs that spread out before they hit the ground.      n-count  

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