HyperDic: cohesion

English > 3 senses of the word cohesion:
NOUNstatecohesion, coherence, coherency, cohesivenessthe state of cohering or sticking together
processcohesion(botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals)
phenomenoncohesion(physics) the intermolecular force that holds together the molecules in a solid or liquid
cohesion > pronunciation
Soundskowhhiy'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > cohesion: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of cohering or sticking together.
Synonymscoherence, coherency, cohesiveness
Narrowerconsistencylogical coherence and accordance with the facts
continuityuninterrupted connection or union
Broaderconnection, link, connectednessThe state of being connected
Oppositeincoherence, incoherencylack of cohesion or clarity or organization
Spanishcoherencia, cohesión, ilación
Catalancoherència, cohesió
Verbscoherecome or be in close contact with
English > cohesion: 3 senses > noun 2, process
Meaning(botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals).
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Broadergrowth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
English > cohesion: 3 senses > noun 3, phenomenon
Meaning(physics) the intermolecular force that holds together the molecules in a solid or liquid.
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broaderforce(physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity

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