from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Coherence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being coherent; a coherent relationship.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of cohering or sticking together
  • n. logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts


From Latin cohaerēntia. (Wiktionary)


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