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- v. Present participle of cluster.
- n. The action of the verb to cluster.
- n. A grouping of a number of similar things.
- n. The grouping of a population based on ethnicity, economics or religion.
- n. The undesirable, contiguous grouping of elements in a hash table.
- n. A prewriting technique consisting of writing ideas down on a sheet of paper around a central idea within a circle, with the related ideas radially joined to the circle using rays.
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- n. a grouping of a number of similar things
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Using the term "clustering," he pointed to hot spots in California, Texas, and New Mexico -- as well as to the urban centers of Detroit, Miami, Washington, D.C. and New York City -- that shared similar patterns of toxic release.
Voting will be only effective when a persons action results in clustering of large of epsilon votes into a number which though is small is still larger than insignifcant epsilon.
What follows from this "geographical clustering" is "cultural clustering," and here rests the supposed antipathy of the Tea Party to the New Elite.
The short-term clustering focus is enhanced by programmatic and functional cooperation (capacity-building, science and technology, legal affairs, institutional matters, monitoring and reporting, information and awareness-raising) and longer-term measures would include integration of program support services and developing common services within the chemicals/wastes cluster and also with other co-located Convention secretariats or UNEP units.
The face, which is presented in profile, is finely cut, and charmingly framed in short, clustering curls.
His complexion was a rich nut-brown; the high forehead, white as snow, contrasting well with the dark hue of his hair, which, in short clustering curls, harmonised well with the classical outline of his head, reminding one involuntarily of the young Antinous.
Modularity is often referred to as the clustering coefficient of a network.
One demo shows clustering, which is a computer science algorithm that detects groups of things, and the other demo shows emergent synchronization, in which a bunch of entities start out flashing at random phases and end up synchronizing.
The heart of both sets of ideas is the notion of clustering items by similarity.
There were sixteen women's names among the fifty-four names of passengers arriving on the brig Joyce from Ireland in 1809, 1810, and 1811 who had not paid fares; only two of them appeared within a surname clustering that could be taken as a family group.