coherence


coherence
I noun adherence, adhesion, adhesiveness, agreement, apprehensibility, attachment, blending, cleavage, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness, comprehensibility, concert, congruence, congruity, conjunction, connectedness, connection, consistency, consolidation, consonance, contextus, continuity, convenientia, correspondence, correspondency, firm hold, fusion, harmony, holding together, intelligibility, interrelation, rationality, sticking together, understandability, union, unity II index adherence (adhesion), adhesion (affixing), coalescence, competence (sanity), connection (relation), contact (touching), continuity, union (unity)

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  • cohérence — [ kɔerɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1524; lat. cohærentia→ cohérent 1 ♦ Union étroite des divers éléments d un corps. ⇒ adhérence, cohésion, connexion. 2 ♦ Liaison, rapport étroit d idées qui s accordent entre elles; absence de contradiction. Personne, discours… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • coherence — coherence, cohesion mean the quality or character of a whole all of whose parts cohere or stick together. Coherence usually implies a unity of such immaterial or intangible things as the points of an argument, the details of a picture, or the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • COHÉRENCE — COHÉRENCE, COHÉSION, ADHÉSION.     Force par laquelle les parties des corps tiennent ensemble. C est le phénomène le plus commun et le plus inconnu. Newton se moque des atomes crochus par lesquels on a voulu expliquer la cohérence; car il… …   Dictionnaire philosophique de Voltaire

  • Coherence — Co*her ence, Coherency Co*her en*cy, n. [L. cohaerentia: cf. F. coh[ e]rence.] 1. A sticking or cleaving together; union of parts of the same body; cohesion. [1913 Webster] 2. Connection or dependence, proceeding from the subordination of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coherence — late 16c., from M.Fr. cohérence (16c.), from L. cohaerentia, noun of state from cohaerentem (see COHERENT (Cf. coherent)). Related: Coherency …   Etymology dictionary

  • coherence — [kō hir′əns, kōher′əns] n. [Fr < L cohaerentia < cohaerens, prp. of COHERE] 1. the act or condition of cohering; cohesion 2. the quality of being logically integrated, consistent, and intelligible; congruity [his story lacked coherence] 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • coherence — theory of truth …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Coherence —   [dt. Kohärenz], Laser …   Universal-Lexikon


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