Definitions of cohesion

  1. the state of cohering or sticking together Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. (botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act or state of sticking together; close union. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Logical agreement and dependence; as, the cohesion of ideas. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. That from of attraction by which the particles of a body are united throughout the mass, whether like or unlike; - distinguished from adhesion, which unites bodies by their adjacent surfaces. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The force that unites particles of the same material; the act of uniting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The act of sticking together: a form of attraction by which particles of bodies of the same nature stick together: logical connection. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. The act or state of cohering; attraction between atoms. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The act of cohering; the state of being united by natural attraction; the power by which the particles of bodies of the same nature are held together; connection; dependence; coherence. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. The act of sticking together; that power of attraction which unites the particles of matter and preserves the forms of bodies. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. The condition of union of the separate parts of a floral whorl. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for cohesion

  1. From now the front lost connection or cohesion – Between the Lines by Boyd Cable
  2. It is evident that a confederation so vast and so varied, both in numbers and in territorial extent, in habits and in interests, could only be kept in national cohesion by the strictest fidelity to the principles of the Constitution as understood by those who have adhered to the most restricted construction of the powers granted by the people and the States. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various