HyperDic: consistency

English > 4 senses of the word consistency:
NOUNattributeconsistency, consistence, substance, bodythe property of holding together and retaining its shape
attributeconsistency, consistencea harmonious uniformity or agreement / agreement among things or parts
stateconsistencylogical coherence and accordance with the facts
attributeconsistency(logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that none of the propositions deducible from the axioms contradict one another
consistency > pronunciation
Soundskahnsih'stahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > consistency: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of holding together and retaining its shape.
Example "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"
Synonymsconsistence, substance, body
Attributesthickrelatively dense / dense in consistency
thinrelatively thin in consistency or low in density / density
NarrowerbreakablenessThe consistency of something that breaks / breaks / breaks under pressure
gaseousnessHaving the consistency of a gas
hardnessThe property of being rigid and resistant to pressure
porosity, porousnessThe property of being porous
softnessThe property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded
solidity, solidnessThe consistency of a solid
thicknessresistance to flow
thinnessA consistency of low viscosity
unbreakablenessA consistency of something that does not break / break / break under pressure
viscosity, viscousnessresistance of a liquid / liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow)
BroaderpropertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
Spanishconsistencia, eubstance
Catalanconsistència, eubstance
English > consistency: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA harmonious uniformity or agreement / agreement among things or parts.
Synonymconsistence
Broaderuniformity, uniformnessThe quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom)
OppositeinconsistencyThe quality of being inconsistent and lacking a harmonious uniformity among things or parts
Spanishconsistencia
Catalanconsistència
Verbsconsistbe consistent in form, tenor, or character
English > consistency: 4 senses > noun 3, state
Meaninglogical coherence and accordance with the facts.
Example"a rambling argument that lacked any consistency"
Broadercoherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesivenessThe state of cohering or sticking together
Adjectivesconsistent(sometimes followed by 'with') in agreement or consistent or reliable / reliable
English > consistency: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
Meaning(logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that none of the propositions deducible from the axioms contradict one another.
CategorylogicThe branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
Broaderlogicality, logicalnesscorrect and valid reasoning
Spanishconsistencia
Catalanconsistència

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