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- n. The act of coalescing.
- n. The merging of two segments into one resulting from mutual assimilation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or state of growing together, as similar parts; the act of uniting by natural affinity or attraction; the state of being united; union; concretion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of coalescing or uniting; the state of being intimately joined.
- n. In botany, the organic union of similar parts.
- n. In psychology: the combination of a number of sensible data into a single object-perception.
- n. The unremarked assimilation of a mental content to other mental contents or to conscious dispositions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
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Merriam-Webster Online defines the word coalescence:
Merriam-Webster Online defines the word coalescence: to arise from the combination of distinct elements. "
For pragmatism this kind of coalescence is inessential.
There's a kind of coalescence happening in the aboriginal rights movement and this film is part of that.
Reut said there is a "coalescence" between "two parallel processes" - the so-called delegitimization forces, like NGOs and leftist organizations, and the militant Islamist efforts led by such groups as Hamas and Hezbollah.
They will create comparisons designed to mislead: Reut said there is a "coalescence" between "two parallel processes" - the so-called delegitimization forces, such as NGOs and leftist organizations, and the militant Islamist efforts led by groups like Hamas and Hezbollah.
When two rain droplets merge, "coalescence" has taken place.
This coalescence of events and circumstances has never happened before.
"I just don't see any real coalescence around any one candidate," Mr. Bolton said.
They also underline Ankara's coalescence with Washington on regional policy, following a recent strain that saw Turkey moving closer to Iran and engaging in rhetorical sparring with a top U.S. ally in the region, Israel.