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cohesiveness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cohesive  \Co*he"sive\,  a. 
  1.  Holding  the  particles  of  a  homogeneous  body  together;  as 
  cohesive  attraction;  producing  cohesion;  as  a  cohesive 
  force. 
 
  2.  Cohering,  or  sticking  together,  as  in  a  mass;  capable  of 
  cohering;  tending  to  cohere;  as  cohesive  clay. 
 
  {Cohesive  attraction}.  See  under  {Attraction}.  -- 
  {Co*he"sive*ly},  adv  --  {Co*he"sive*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cohesiveness 
  n  1:  the  state  of  cohering  [syn:  {coherence},  {coherency},  {cohesion}] 
  [ant:  {incoherence}] 
  2:  the  property  of  being  cohesive  and  sticky  [syn:  {glueyness}, 
  {gluiness},  {gumminess},  {ropiness},  {viscidity},  {viscidness}] 




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