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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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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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cluster

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 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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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

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 34 words.

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

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