the act or state of cohering
, uniting, or sticking together.
Physics. the molecular force between particles within a body or substance that acts to unite them.
Botany. the congenital union of one part with another.
Linguistics. the property of unity in a written text or a segment of spoken discourse that stems from links among its surface elements, as when words in one sentence are repeated in another, and especially from the fact that some words or phrases depend for their interpretation upon material in preceding or following text, as in the sequence Be assured of this. Most people do not want to fight. However, they will do so when provoked, where this refers to the two sentences that follow, they refers back to most people, do so substitutes for the preceding verb fight, and however relates the clause that follows to the preceding sentence.
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Cohesion may refer to: Cohesion (chemistry), the intermolecular attraction
between like-molecules; Cohesion (computer science), a measure of how well
Cohesion definition, the act or state of cohering, uniting, or sticking together. See
Define cohesion: a condition in which people or things are closely united —
cohesion in a sentence.
Cohesion, adhesion, and surface tension of water and how they relate to
the action or fact of forming a united whole: Meaning, pronunciation, example
sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.
Dec 2, 2016 ... Water drops on pine needles, showing the effects of gravity, adhesion, and
cohesion on water. Credit: J Schmidt; National Park Service.
Cohesion is the glue that holds a piece of writing together. In other words, if a
paper is cohesive, it sticks together from sentence to sentence and from
Cohesion means sticking together. If your group of friends heads to the
lunchroom as a team and sits all together, you're demonstrating strong cohesion.