Cohesion

Definition of Cohesion

Co`he´sion
n.1.The act or state of sticking together; close union.
2.(Physics) 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.
Solids and fluids differ in the degree of cohesion, which, being increased, turns a fluid into a solid.
- Arbuthnot.
3.Logical agreement and dependence; as, the cohesion of ideas.

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adhere, cleave, cling, cohere, coherence, coherency, cohesiveness, connectedness, connection, consistency, continuity, link, stick
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