cluster noun - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “cluster”

See all translations

cluster

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈklʌstər/
a group of similar things that are close together in a small area: There is a cluster of hi-tech businesses in the city's industrial park.
a group of similar events that happen within a small area or among a small group of people: The study will look at an apparent cancer cluster among workers at the factory.
IT a group of computers connected together to work as one larger computer and to improve their performance
Translations of “cluster”
in Arabic عُنقود…
in Korean 무리…
in Malaysian rumpun…
in French groupe…
in Turkish demet, salkım, küme…
in Italian grappolo, ciuffo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (同類物聚集的)串,叢,束,群…
in Russian скопление…
in Polish grupa, gromada…
in Vietnamese đám, cụm…
in Spanish grupo, racimo…
in Portuguese agrupamento…
in Thai กลุ่ม (สิ่งของหรือคน)…
in German die Traube…
in Catalan grup…
in Japanese かたまり…
in Indonesian kelompok…
in Chinese (Simplified) (同类物聚集的)串,丛,束,群…
(Definition of cluster noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of cluster?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “cluster”

Definitions of “cluster” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

Morse code

a system used for sending messages, in which letters and numbers are represented by short and long marks, sounds, or flashes of light

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Cannabidiol oil that comes from industrial hemp plants, which is what is infused into our e-juice, is 100 per cent legal.

Read More