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cluster together

To gather or bunch together. The kids clustered together to watch the clown make balloon animals. Why are all of our nicest Christmas ornaments clustered together on one side of the tree?
See also: cluster, together
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

cluster together

to bunch or group together. All of the bats clustered together on the roof of the cave. The children clustered together in small groups here and there on the playground.
See also: cluster, together
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Durham University staff belonged to an international group of experts who spotted three massive filaments containing gas in the web that is believed to link galaxies and galaxy clusters together across the universe.
"They have now organised themselves into three clusters together with the United Nations Development Programs (UNDP) staff who are technically supporting state ministry of agriculture," he continued.
In the April 27 Cell, a team of Harvard researchers announced that an organic compound called norspermidine, found in the biofilm of a soil bacterium, works with certain amino acids to break up the gluey matrix that holds the bacterial clusters together. Norspermidine also stopped biofilms from forming in two other bacterial species: Escherichia coli and the staph infection-causing Staphylococcus aureus.
In the Tamasheq-English section, entries are in root order, which keeps word clusters together but makes it harder for neophytes to look words up.
Similar to what RAID configurations do with disk drives, RAIN clusters together x86 processors and disk storage through a network topology that has multiple interfaces for fault tolerance.
The maximum-parsimony reconstruction indicated that: (1) Cavioidea is monophyletic; (2) Cavia is the sister group of Hydrochaeris; (3) Dasyprocta clusters together with Myoprocta, and (4) Agouti, in relation to the others, is in a more basal position.
NEARLY ALL COSMOLOGISTS FIND THE EVIDENCE OVERWHELMING that a mysterious type of matter holds galaxies and galaxy clusters together gravitationally while emitting no light (see page 36).
As a truly regional collaboration, Digital.Drive will tie these clusters together to market Southeast Michigan globally as a unified high-tech region.
So some unseen mass must be at work, conventional wisdom declares, holding galactic clusters together and governing the rotation rate of matter at the outer edges of individual galaxies.
Astronomers hold that dark matter keeps each galaxy intact, holds galaxy clusters together, and originally prompted gas and dust to coalesce into galaxies.
For decades, scientists have known that the mass of the visible objects in the cosmos is far too little to account for features of the universe such as the gravitational tug that keeps galaxy clusters together. Researchers have hypothesized that some combination of familiar, nonluminous matter and some unknown matter--together dubbed dark matter--makes up the difference.