Associations to the word «Consistency»

Wiktionary

CONSISTENCY, noun. Local coherence.
CONSISTENCY, noun. Correspondence or compatibility.
CONSISTENCY, noun. Reliability or uniformity; the quality of being consistent.
CONSISTENCY, noun. The degree of viscosity of something.
CONSISTENCY, noun. (logic) Freedom from contradiction; the state of a system of axioms such that none of the propositions deduced from them are mutually contradictory.
CONSISTENCY, noun. (obsolete) Firmness of constitution or character; substantiality; durability; persistency.

Dictionary definition

CONSISTENCY, noun. The property of holding together and retaining its shape; "wool has more body than rayon"; "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake".
CONSISTENCY, noun. A harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts.
CONSISTENCY, noun. Logical coherence and accordance with the facts; "a rambling argument that lacked any consistency".
CONSISTENCY, noun. (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that none of the propositions deducible from the axioms contradict one another.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.