cluster
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cluster(
kluhs
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tuhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (collection)
a. el grupo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(people, houses, stars)
We saw a cluster of stars through the telescope.Vimos un grupo de estrellas por el telescopio.
b. el racimo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(fruit)
The servant girl offered the emperor a cluster of grapes.La sirvienta le ofreció al emperador un racimo de uvas.
c. el macizo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(plants)
Plants will grow better when planted as a cluster.Las plantas crecen mejor cuando se plantan en macizos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to bunch together)
a. apiñarse
Members of the press clustered around the chief of police as he left the station.Los miembros de la prensa se apiñaron en torno del jefe de policía cuando salió de la comisaría.
b. agruparse
Everyone clustered in front of the house to have a picture taken.Todos se agruparon delante la casa para tomar una foto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to put in a group)
a. agrupar
The boy clustered his favorite toys into a heap.El niño agrupó sus juguetes favoritos en una pila.
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cluster
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of flowers)
a. el ramo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of grapes)
a. el racimo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of people, islands, houses)
a. el grupo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
cluster bombbomba de dispersión or fragmentación
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to cluster round something/somebodyapiñarse en torno a algo/alguien
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cluster [ˈklʌstəʳ]
noun
[of trees, houses, people, stars] grupo (m); [of flowers] macizo (m); [of plants] mata (f); [of fruit] racimo (m);
intransitive verb
[+people, things] agruparse; apiñarse; [+plants] arracimarse
to cluster round sb/sth apiñarse en torno a algn/algo
modifier
cluster bomb (n) bomba (f) de dispersión; bomba (f) de racimo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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