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coherenta. [L. cohaerens, p. pr. See Cohere.].
  •  Sticking together; cleaving; as the parts of bodies; solid or fluid.  Arbuthnot.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Composed of mutually dependent parts; making a logical whole; consistent; as, a coherent plan, argument, or discourse.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Logically consistent; -- applied to persons; as, a coherent thinker.  Watts.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Suitable or suited; adapted; accordant.  [1913 Webster]
    "Instruct my daughter how she shall persever,
    That time and place, with this deceit so lawful,
    May prove coherent.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Of or pertaining to electromagnetic waves that have a constant phase relationship with each other; having identical phase at all points; as, the coherent light produced by a laser.  [PJC]


coherent, adj.
1 (of a person) able to speak intelligibly and articulately.
2 (of speech, an argument, etc.) logical and consistent; easily followed.
3 cohering; sticking together.
4 Physics (of waves) having a constant phase relationship.

coherence n. coherency n. coherently adv.
L cohaerere cohaerent- (as COHERE)



accordant, adhering, affirmative, agglutinate, agreeable, agreeing, answerable, articulate, at one, clean-cut, clear, clear as crystal, clear as day, clear-cut, cleaving, clinging, coexistent, coexisting, cohering, cohesive, coincident, coinciding, commensurate, compatible, comprehensible, concordant, concurring, conformable, congenial, congruent, congruous, connected, consentaneous, consentient, consistent, consonant, cooperating, cooperative, correspondent, corresponding, crisp, crystal-clear, crystalline, defined, definite, direct, distinct, en rapport, equivalent, explicit, express, harmonious, holding together, impartible, in accord, in agreement, in rapport, in sync, in synchronization, inaccordance, indiscerptible, indissoluble, indissolvable, indivisible, infrangible, infusible, inharmony, inseparable, insoluble, intelligible, like-minded, limpid, logical, loud and clear, lucid, luminous, of a piece, of like mind, of one mind, on all fours, orderly, organized, pellucid, perspicuous, plain, positive, proportionate, rational, reasonable, reconcilable, self-consistent, sensible, simple, sticking, straightforward, stuck, symbiotic, synchronized, synchronous, translucent, transparent, transpicuous, unambiguous, unanimous, unconfused, understandable, undividable, unequivocal, unified, uniform, unisonant, unisonous, univocal, unmistakable, well-defined, well-ordered




N agreement, accord, accordance, unison, harmony, concord, concordance, concert, understanding, mutual understanding, conformity, conformance, uniformity, consonance, consentaneousness, consistency, congruity, congruence, keeping, congeniality, correspondence, parallelism, apposition, union, fitness, aptness, relevancy, pertinence, pertinencey, sortance, case in point, aptitude, coaptation, propriety, applicability, admissibility, commensurability, compatibility, cognation, adaption, adjustment, graduation, accommodation, reconciliation, reconcilement, assimilation, consent, concurrence, cooperation, right man in the right place, very thing, quite the thing, just the thing, agreeing, suiting, in accord, accordant, concordant, consonant, congruous, consentaneous, correspondent, congenial, coherent, becoming, harmonious reconcilable, conformable, in accordance with, in harmony with, in keeping with, in unison with at one with, of one mind, of a piece, consistent, compatible, proportionate, commensurate, on all fours, apt, apposite, pertinent, pat, to the point, to the purpose, happy, felicitous, germane, ad rem, in point, on point, directly on point, bearing upon, applicable, relevant, admissible, fit adapted, in loco, a propos, appropriate, seasonable, sortable, suitable, idoneous, deft, meet, at home, in one's proper element, a propos of, pertinently, rem acu tetigisti, if the shoe fits, wear it, the cap fits, auxilia humilia firma consensus facit, discers concordia.


N density, solidity, solidness, impenetrability, impermeability, incompressibility, imporosity, cohesion, constipation, consistence, spissitude, specific gravity, hydrometer, areometer, condensation, caseation, solidation, solidification, consolidation, concretion, coagulation, petrification, crystallization, precipitation, deposit, precipitate, inspissation, gelation, thickening, indivisibility, indiscerptibility, insolubility, indissolvableness, solid body, mass, block, knot, lump, concretion, concrete, conglomerate, cake, clot, stone, curd, coagulum, bone, gristle, cartilage, casein, crassamentum, legumin, superdense matter, condensed states of matter, dwarf star, neutron star, dense, solid, solidified, caseous, pukka, coherent, cohesive, compact, close, serried, thickset, substantial, massive, lumpish, impenetrable, impermeable, nonporous, imporous, incompressible, constipated, concrete, knotted, knotty, gnarled, crystalline, crystallizable, thick, grumous, stuffy, undissolved, unmelted, unliquefied, unthawed, indivisible, indiscerptible, infrangible, indissolvable, indissoluble, insoluble, infusible.

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