coherent

  • 1 cohérent — cohérent, ente [ kɔerɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1524; lat. cohærens, p. prés. de cohærere « adhérer ensemble » 1 ♦ Didact. Qui présente de la cohérence, de l homogénéité. ⇒ homogène. 2 ♦ Qui se compose de parties compatibles, liées et harmonisées entre… …

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  • 2 Coherent — Basisdaten Entwickler Mark Williams Company Version 4.2.10 (1995) Abstammung …

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  • 3 Coherent — Co*her ent, a. [L. cohaerens, p. pr. See {Cohere}.] 1. Sticking together; cleaving; as the parts of bodies; solid or fluid. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 2. Composed of mutually dependent parts; making a logical whole; consistent; as, a coherent plan …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 cohérent — cohérent, ente (ko é ran, ran t ) adj. 1°   Qui tient réciproquement ensemble. Les grains du grès sont très cohérents. Les molécules du fer sont bien plus cohérentes que celles du plomb.    En botanique, étamines cohérentes, étamines qui tiennent …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 cohérent — COHÉRENT, ENTE, adj. se dit Des parties d un tout qui sont liées entre elles, et du tout lui même relativement à la liaison de ses parties. Ce raisonnement est cohérent dans toutes ses parties …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 6 coherent — COHERÉNT, Ă adj. v. coerent. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 28.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  COHERÉNT, Ă adj. v. coerent. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …

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  • 7 coherent — 1550s, from M.Fr. cohérent (16c.), from L. cohaerentem (nom. cohaerens), prp. of cohaerere cohere, from com together (see CO (Cf. co )) + haerere to stick (see HESITATION (Cf. hesitation)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 coherent — coherent, cohesive Both words come from a Latin root related to our word cohere, but their meanings are different. Coherent means ‘logical and consistent’ and is applied to speakers and their arguments. See also cogent. Cohesive means ‘tending to …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 coherent — I (clear) adjective adapted to the understanding, apparent, apprehensible, articulate, audible, clear cut, cogent, cognizable, cohaerens, comprehensible, concise, congruens, decipherable, defined, definite, direct, discernible, distinct, easily… …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 coherent — [adj] understandable articulate, comprehensible, consistent, identified, intelligible, logical, lucid, meaningful, orderly, organized, rational, reasoned, sound, systematic; concept 402 Ant. disorganized, incomprehensible, irrational, not… …

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  • 11 coherent — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of an argument or theory) logical and consistent. 2) able to speak clearly and logically. 3) holding together to form a whole. DERIVATIVES coherence noun coherently adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 coherent — [kō hir′ənt, kōher′ənt] adj. [Fr < L cohaerens, prp.: see COHERE] 1. sticking together; having cohesion 2. having coherence; logically connected; consistent; clearly articulated 3. capable of logical, intelligible speech, thought, etc. 4.… …

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  • 13 Coherent — Le système d exploitation Coherent a été créé en 1983 par la défunte Mark Williams Company comme l un des premiers systèmes de type UNIX pour ordinateur IBM PC compatible. Coherent était capable de tourner sur la plupart des PC à base Intel comme …

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  • 14 coherent — adjective Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French cohérent, from Latin cohaerent , cohaerens, present participle of cohaerēre Date: circa 1555 1. a. logically or aesthetically ordered or integrated ; consistent …

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  • 15 coherent — 01. The leader outlined a [coherent] plan for reducing the budget without cutting services. 02. She spoke calmly and [coherently] of her experiences with cancer to a group of schoolchildren. 03. The more he drank, the more [incoherent] his speech …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 coherent — co|her|ent [kəuˈhıərənt US kouˈhır ] adj 1.) if a piece of writing, set of ideas etc is coherent, it is easy to understand because it is clear and reasonable ▪ The three years of the course are planned as a coherent whole. ▪ a coherent account of …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 coherent — coherently, adv. /koh hear euhnt, her /, adj. 1. logically connected; consistent: a coherent argument. 2. cohering; sticking together: a coherent mass of sticky candies. 3. having a natural or due agreement of parts; harmonious: a coherent design …

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  • 18 coherent — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become ADVERB ▪ remarkably, very ▪ You re not being very coherent …

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  • 19 coherent — [[t]koʊhɪ͟ərənt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If something is coherent, it is well planned, so that it is clear and sensible and all its parts go well with each other. He has failed to work out a coherent strategy for modernising the service... The… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 coherent — adjective 1 if a piece of writing, set of ideas etc is coherent, it is easy to understand because the information is presented in an orderly and reasonable way: Finally! A textbook that provides a coherent approach to the subject. 2 if someone is …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English