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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A group of adjacent notes, usually on the piano, where clusters may be performed with the fist, palm, or forearm. Piano clusters were introduced by Henry Cowell in The Tides of Manaunaun...

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cluster

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 69 words.

1 *Computers running Microsoft Windows™ allocate space to files in units called clusters. Each cluster contains from 1 to

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Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 69 words.

1 Computers running Microsoft Windows™ allocate space to files in units called clusters. Each cluster contains from 1 to 64

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cluster

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 36 words.

A group of adjacent notes, usually on the piano, where clusters may be performed with the fist, palm, or forearm. Piano clusters were introduced by ...

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cluster

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 15 words.

sb. OE. clyster, (rare) cluster bunch of grapes, prob. f. Gmc. *klut- (see CLOT).

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cluster

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 126 words.

1. Vertical support, or *cantoned *pier (pilier cantonné), consisting of a cluster of columns or *

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cluster

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A group of adjacent notes, usually on the piano, where clusters may be performed with the fist, palm, or forearm. Piano clusters were introduced by Henry Cowell in The Tides of Manaunaun...

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cluster

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 127 words.

1 Vertical support, or cantoned pier (pilier cantonné), consisting of a cluster of columns or shafts joined together,

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clustering

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 26 words.

the occurrence of a number of objects, like or unlike, in clusters; the term is used especially of components of

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cluster

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 25 words.

A sequence of consonants before, after, or between vowels. E.g. [str] is a consonant cluster, in a *medial (

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clustering

Andrew Liddle and Jon Loveday.

in The Oxford Companion to Cosmology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 444 words.

One of the most useful properties of galaxies and quasars from the cosmologist's point of view is that they cluster

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cluster

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

1 Computers running Microsoft Windows™ allocate space to files in units called clusters. Each cluster contains from 1 to 64 contiguous sectors, depending on the type and size...

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Cluster

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 78 words.

A group of adjacent notes sounding simultaneously. Keyboard instruments are particularly suited to their performance, since they may readily be played with the fist, palm or forearm....

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clustering

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

The occurrence of a number of objects, like or unlike, in clusters; the term is used especially of components of cell membranes, such as receptors.

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clusters

Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin and Alisdair Rogers.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 133 words.

The non-random spatial grouping of phenomena. It is commonly observed that phenomena that are alike often cluster together to form

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cluster

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 21 words.

A sequence of consonants before, after, or between vowels. E.g. [str] is a medial consonant cluster in words like astray

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Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 80 words.

Chord in which the constituent notes are a major or minor 2nd apart, forming sound mass, rather than chord describable in terms of tonal or triadic harmony. Clusters of microtonal intervals...

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cluster

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 a fireworks signal in which a group of stars burns at the same time.

2 a group of bombs released together. A bomb cluster usually consists...

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clustering

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

One of the most useful properties of galaxies and quasars from the cosmologist's point of view is that they cluster together, rather than being randomly distributed throughout space. The...

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cluster

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

A geographic concentration of interconnected companies, specialized suppliers, service providers, associated institutions, and firms in related industries (Porter (1998) Harvard Bus. Rev. 76null...

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cluster

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

A collection of events such as new cases of an uncommon or rare disease that occur so closely together in space and/or time as to arouse suspicion that this is not a chance occurrence but...

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