Associations to the word «Cohesion»


COHESION, noun. State of cohering, or of working together.
COHESION, noun. (physics) (chemistry) Various intermolecular forces that hold solids and liquids together.
COHESION, noun. (biology) Growing together of normally distinct parts of a plant.
COHESION, noun. (computing) Degree to which different modules in a computing system are functionally dependent on others.
COHESION, noun. (linguistics) Grammatical or lexical relationship between different parts of the same text.

Dictionary definition

COHESION, noun. The state of cohering or sticking together.
COHESION, noun. (botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals).
COHESION, noun. (physics) the intermolecular force that holds together the molecules in a solid or liquid.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke