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coherency


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  Connection  or  dependence,  proceeding  from  the 
  subordination  of  the  parts  of  a  thing  to  one  principle  or 
  purpose,  as  in  the  parts  of  a  discourse,  or  of  a  system  of 
  philosophy;  consecutiveness. 
 
  Coherence  of  discourse,  and  a  direct  tendency  of  all 
  the  parts  of  it  to  the  argument  in  hand,  are  most 
  eminently  to  be  found  in  him  --Locke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coherency 
  n  1:  the  state  of  cohering  [syn:  {coherence},  {cohesion},  {cohesiveness}] 
  [ant:  {incoherence}] 
  2:  logical  and  orderly  and  consistent  relation  of  parts  [syn:  {coherence}] 




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