"cohesion" Definition

  1. n. The act or state of sticking together; close union.
  2. n. 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.
  3. n. Logical agreement and dependence; as, the cohesion of ideas.

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Position in dictionary: 18818 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n.,
Words that start with "cohesion": 1
Words that end with "cohesion": 2
Words that contain "cohesion": 2
Next words in dictionary: cohesive, cohibit, cohibited, cohibiting, cohibition, cohobate, cohobated, cohobating, cohobation, cohorn
Previous words in dictionary: cohesible, cohesibility, cohering, coherently, coherent, coherency, coherence, cohered, cohere, coherald

English Dictionary Definition of cohesion

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