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 for clustering
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cluster \Clus"ter\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Clustered; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Clustering.]
     To grow in clusters or assemble in groups; to gather or unite
     in a cluster or clusters.
     [1913 Webster]
           His sunny hair
           Cluster'd about his temples, like a god's. --Tennyson.
     [1913 Webster]
           The princes of the country clustering together. --Foxe.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of
           trees"; "a cluster of admirers" [syn: bunch, clump,
           cluster, clustering]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1.  Multiple servers providing the same
     service.  The term may imply resilience to failure and/or
     some kind of load balancing between the servers.  Compare
     2.  An elementary unit of allocation of a disk
     made up of one or more physical blocks.
     A file is made up of a whole number of possibly
     non-contiguous clusters.  The cluster size is a tradeoff
     between space efficiency (the bigger is the cluster, the
     bigger is on the average the wasted space at the end of each
     file) and the length of the FAT.

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