• Coherer
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v cohere come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation "The dress clings to her body","The label stuck to the box","The sushi rice grains cohere"
    • v cohere have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results "the principles by which societies cohere"
    • v cohere cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole "Religion can cohere social groups"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cohere To be united or connected together in subordination to one purpose; to follow naturally and logically, as the parts of a discourse, or as arguments in a train of reasoning; to be logically consistent. "They have been inserted where they best seemed to cohere ."
    • Cohere To stick together; to cleave; to be united; to hold fast, as parts of the same mass. "Neither knows he . . . how the solid parts of the body are united or cohere together."
    • Cohere To suit; to agree; to fit. "Had time cohered with place, or place with wishing."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cohere To stick, or stick together; cleave; be united; hold fast, as one thing to another, or parts of the same mass, or two substances that attract each other.
    • cohere To be well connected or coherent; follow regularly in the natural or logical order; be suited in connection, as the parts of a discourse, or as arguments in a train of reasoning.
    • cohere To suit; be fitted; agree.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Cohere kō-hēr′ to stick together: to follow in proper connection: to be consistent
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. cohaerere, cohaesum,; co-, + haerere, to stick, adhere. See Aghast (a.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. cohærēre, cohæsum, co-, together, and hærēre, to stick.


In literature:

The facts are not very coherent, the diction is artificial in the fashion of the day.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6" by Various
There were long, poignant pauses between his sentences as he seemed to strive for coherence.
"The Last Shot" by Frederick Palmer
The rush of the rain on the roof of the verandah seemed to make coherent thought impossible.
"The Lamp in the Desert" by Ethel M. Dell
He became suddenly grave, steady and coherent.
"The Divine Fire" by May Sinclair
He suggests that, since ice is less coherent at a temperature of 32 deg.
"Ice-Caves of France and Switzerland" by George Forrest Browne
He speaks fluent, and reasons coherent.
"English Grammar in Familiar Lectures" by Samuel Kirkham
He could not think coherently.
"The Jungle Girl" by Gordon Casserly
It was perfectly coherent at any rate.
"The Thirteenth Chair" by Bayard Veiller
The immediate consequence was that, although I could get little that was coherent from Mlle.
"The Living Present" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
The national interest is merely a more coherent and ameliorating expression of the popular interest.
"The Promise Of American Life" by Herbert David Croly
It no longer suffices to organize the people into two coherent parties.
"Proportional Representation Applied To Party Government" by T. R. Ashworth and H. P. C. Ashworth
Their program was coherent and their reasoning strictly logical.
"The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference" by Emile Joseph Dillon
His men were good individually but they had not been trained to act as one, and there was no coherence between the different companies.
"Charles the Bold" by Ruth Putnam
In the cottage, while being hurried into dry clothes, Minnie more coherently explained her mishap.
"Bylow Hill" by George Washington Cable
Carmichael, scowling, undertook to answer his mail, but not with any remarkable brilliancy or coherency.
"The Goose Girl" by Harold MacGrath
The only coherent remark I heard the man make was that it was a dreadful thing to happen at Christmas.
"Jaffery" by William J. Locke
The Cuchulainn saga is more coherent than the Fionn saga, because it possesses one central incident.
"The Religion of the Ancient Celts" by J. A. MacCulloch
He fell on his knees, and finally became coherent.
"Lewis Rand" by Mary Johnston
I cannot see clearly, I cannot speak coherently, the film of death obstructs my sight.
"Twelve Men" by Theodore Dreiser
To save my life I couldn't speak of Jessamine Hynds then, nor talk coherently of that night's experience.
"A Woman Named Smith" by Marie Conway Oemler

In poetry:

For borne away in deadened air
May go the sudden shut of loss
Round something nearly at an end,
And what cohered in it across
The years, the unique random blend
Of families and fashions, there
"Ambulances" by Philip Larkin
I swear I think there is nothing but immortality!
That the exquisite scheme is for it, and the nebulous float is for
it, and the cohering is for it;
And all preparation is for it! and identity is for it! and life and
materials are altogether for it!
"To Think Of Time" by Walt Whitman

In news:

Prominent Italian businessman Diego Della Valle, who controls luxury shoemaker Tod 's, lashed out at car maker Fiat on Friday, accusing the company and its top manager of a lack of coherence and commitment to Italy.
Monica DiBella had trouble writing a coherent paragraph as a freshman, and her future seemed limited.
In our approach, we presume that each motor primitive takes responsibility for controlling a small sub-block of motion, containing coherent muscle activation outputs.
The states-rights, neo-secessionist, small-government ideologues who seem to have taken over the Republican Party might have a coherent political philosophy.
Stumbling out of the theater after the new Pirates of the Caribbean had run its semi-coherent course, I thought about the movie it might have been.
Is that why so many of them lack coherent corrections policies.
The second issue has been how to integrate the different design technologies into a coherent and efficient design workflow.
That means organizing, forming coherent parties with a clear message, recruiting strong candidates, contacting voters and getting out the vote.
Coherent-jet nozzles offer advantage over plastic and rigid tube nozzles for coolant delivery to grinding wheels.
Brown fails to make consistent, coherent arguments to state voters about why they should back his tax measure.
Lacking a coherent message, it seems to me a hodge-podge of malcontents unhappy with their plot in life and with way too much time on their hands.
The visible indicators are perfectly obvious — loss of coordination, unable to articulate and an inability to think coherently.
Coherent Technology Enables the Seamless Upgrade to 100 Gb/s.
Today's movies are often filled with paranoia , and sometimes they get too schizophrenic for coherence or comfort.
Bourbon Street is a haven for bachelorette parties, anniversaries, birthday celebrations and just about any other reason to party beyond coherence.

In science:

In other words, random magnetic field is very effective in destroying a long range coherence, the longer the coherence, the faster it decays.
Paraxial propagation of a quantum charge in a random magnetic field
In turn, the electron’s Cooper pairs can compose primary electronic effectons (e-effectons), as a coherent cluster with external momentum equal to zero, with linear dimension, equal to dimension of Cooper pair in BCS theory or coherence length.
Hierarchic Models of Turbulence, Superfluidity and Superconductivity
Heat Transport and Coherence of the Oscillation We now turn to the vertical transport of heat, and its effect on the coherence and amplitude of the burst oscillations.
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
From the mathset of generalized coherent states {|ψg i : ematical point of view we are now considering a certain left homogeneous space G/H uniquely determining the given coherent-state system.
Smooth Loops, Generalized Coherent States and Geometric Phases
As a consequence, some of the key words used to interpret the first experimental results on BEC (like order parameter, coherence length, phase coherence, elementary excitations, and others) had sometimes different meaning in the two communities.
Helium nanodroplets and trapped Bose-Einstein condensates as prototypes of finite quantum fluids
Thus in Definition 3.1 A is a left coherent ring, B is a right coherent ring, and in condition (ii) of the word ‘finite’ is replaced with ‘coherent’.
Dualizing Complexes and Tilting Complexes over Simple Rings
This definition is coherent since it is coherent for each triangle and D is simply connected.
An optimal algorithm to generate tilings
The vacuum state belongs to the class of coherent states as well [110] — the vacuum is the coherent state with zero average amplitude.
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
Amplification noise is stronger than absorption noise in the sense that amplified coherent states do not remain coherent states, even at zero noise temperature.
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
In order to achieve such a Coherent Analysis Environment the software system has to provide a Consistent User interface on one side and a coherent set of basic tools and mechanisms on the other.
CMS Data Analysis: Current Status and Future Strategy
We also show and discuss graphical representations for selected values of the parameters and compare them with those for the coherent states. (a) We start with the coherent states |αi.
Generalized Hypergeometric Coherent States
The simplest self-dual distribution is the usual Husimi distribution for a conventional coherent state, given by the well known overlap of the two coherent states: Q| ˜αi (α) = 1 π |hα| ˜αi|2 = Q|αi( ˜α).
Generalized Hypergeometric Coherent States
Accordingly, these states may be considered as generalizations of the usual coherent states, the coherent phase states, and the phase states.
Generalized Hypergeometric Coherent States
This linear term is not important in the interlayer coherent excitonic superfluid state, but it is very important in the in-coherent excitonic solid state to be discussed in the following subsection.
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
Let S denote a coherent torsion-free sheaf on PN . A coherent subsheaf T ⊆ S of rank r yields Vr T → Vr S .
Looking out for stable syzygy bundles