Associations to the word «Coherent»


COHERENT, adjective. Unified; sticking together; making up a whole.
COHERENT, adjective. Orderly, logical and consistent.
COHERENT, adjective. Aesthetically ordered.
COHERENT, adjective. Having a natural or due agreement of parts; harmonious: a coherent design.
COHERENT, adjective. (physics) Of waves having the same direction, wavelength and phase, as light in a laser.
COHERENT, adjective. (botany) Attaching or pressing against an organ of the same nature.
COHERENT, adjective. (math) (of a sheaf) Belonging to a specific class of sheaves having particularly manageable properties closely linked to the geometrical properties of the underlying space.
COHERENT LIGHT, noun. (physics) Light of a uniform wavelength and phase; as used in lasers

Dictionary definition

COHERENT, adjective. Marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument".
COHERENT, adjective. Capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner; "a lucid thinker"; "she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident".
COHERENT, adjective. (physics) of waves having a constant phase relation.
COHERENT, adjective. Sticking together; "two coherent sheets"; "tenacious burrs".

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