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cluster

Pronunciación: /ˈklʌstər; ˈklʌstə(r)/

Traducción de cluster en español:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of people, buildings) grupo (masculine); (of berries, bananas) racimo (masculine); (of stars) grupo (masculine); (of plants) macizo (masculine)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Botrytis bunch rot is especially severe in grape cultivars with tight, closely packed clusters of fruit.
    • White lights entwined with silver ribbon draped the window sills, door frames, and banister, bunched with clusters of holly and mistletoe.
    • Blooms appeared in long clusters of densely packed white flowers.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • There is a higher proportion of elliptical and fast-rotating spiral galaxies in dense clusters than in small groups.
    • A double star cluster in a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way is pictured above.
    • Caroline also compiled catalogs of star clusters and nebulae.
    1.2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] grupo (masculine) consonant cluster grupo consonántico
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Consonants regularly occur in strings or clusters without intervening vowels: initially, as in stain and strip, finally, as in fetch and twelfth, medially, as in dodging.
    • … if one chooses the Latin, French, or Italian language, since German is much more difficult because of its many closed syllables and consonant clusters.
    • Thus, our strong emphasis on onset clusters succeeded in inducing a small but reliable transfer effect.
    1.3 [Computing/Informática] grupo (masculine) de terminales

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • (bunch) apiñarse, agruparse to cluster around sth/sb apiñarse or agruparse alrededor de or en torno a algo/algn

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • all the hotels are clustered around the station todos los hoteles están agrupados or concentrados alrededor de la estación

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