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coherent

(kō-hēr′ĕnt) [L. cohaerere, to stick together]
1. Sticking together, as parts of bodies or fluids.
2. Consistent; making a logical whole.

coherent

(of plant structures) united at some point but appearing free.

coherent (Thompson/unmodified) scattering (kōhēr´ənt),

n the dispersing of low-energy radiographs without losing photon energy, caused by elastic collision.
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At the same time, Gore's camp took to branding Bush as a bumbler who can't defend his proposals coherently.
Vatican--In an address closing a plenary meeting of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on January 28, the Holy Father emphasized that a person cannot coherently accept Christ and reject the Catholic Church as the sole means of salvation established by Christ.
This development over four decades was fully and coherently demonstrated in the exhibition as seen at the Centre Pompidou.
Within the epic structure of Paradise Lost, Satan can be regarded as a romance hero with a quest that he is unable to define coherently, and while the actual word "sympathy" occurs only in negative contexts (Eve as she looks at herself in the lake-mirror, or the serpents' metamorphosis in Book X), it is implicit in the relations between God and his creation.
If these high-energy atoms can then be triggered to radiate in chorus, coherently, a laser exists.
As part of the NCCT concept, all participating platforms and ground stations cannot only exchange data, but they can also collaborate to coherently collect and create new information that would otherwise go unreported by traditional "stove piped" platforms that do not easily share and disseminate information.
The clumps of proteins make the nerve cells too sensitive, which in turn lose their ability to communicate coherently with other nerve cells.
We can all laugh at the nonsense they speak, but these awards do nothing to hold the guilty to account and force them to speak more coherently.
They will go on to secondary school unable to express themselves coherently on paper.
Speaking from their home in Rio de Janeiro, his son Mike, aged 25, said his father still had severe speech problems but was able to write coherently.
Egg: The Arts Show'' is one of those programs on the arts that, by trying so darned hard to be preciously artsy in its own sense, ends up not conveying much information very coherently.
he teaches through a set of coherently related encyclicals and apostolic exhorations on questions both timely and timeless;