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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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COHERENT is a H2020 5G-PPP project funded by the European Commission.
The ClearLightTM CFP2-ACO combines all of the optical functions necessary for a coherent transponder in a standard form factor compact pluggable module and is designed to fully support the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) "Implementation Agreement for CFP2-Analog Coherent Optics Module" (OIF-CFP2-ACO-01.
Stephen Jennings will apply his strong IT solutions background to growing business with Coherent Solutions' mid-market clients, and Alex Galper will leverage his deep financial services background to expand Coherent Solutions' services with East Coast financial institutions.
Commenting on the all-cash transaction, Coherent president and CEO John Ambroseo said it was line with his company's strategy to expand into the short-pulse micromaterials processing and non-refractive ophthalmic surgery segment.
What's new: Coherent light from a source other than a laser or free-electron laser.
Perfect crystal interferometry affords precise determination of the coherent scattering length [1-2] of samples.
Some, like the civil rights and women's movements, were consistent ,with the universal principle of equality of opportunity, but in the absence of a coherent left, these, like all others, have tended instead to become lobbies for their own "special interests" within the established priorities of corporate America.
The first stage can be characterized by the children's being unable to form a coherent ordered whole story.
With a solid, referenceable customer base, Coherent Networks will extend the reach of prOceSS7 to include North American carriers who are struggling with the common issue of how to maximize current subscribers as the optimal source of revenue.
In the new experiment, the team used optical lasers to generate coherent "seeds" of sodium atoms within regions of frigid, cigar-shaped condensates.
Thus, the poststructuralist exercise (project is the preferred term but fails to convey how tiresome and repetitive the approach becomes) is always the same: To show how every text resists yielding up a unified, coherent, common-sense meaning - and how such resistance thereby challenges the very idea of "common sense.
Drawing upon and interacting with figures such as Rorty, Levinas, Wittgenstein, Derrida, and Kierkegaard, Wallace asks whether, in the face of increasingly formidable challenges to the very intelligibility of theological discourse, we can still argue for a coherent and compelling understanding of the Holy Spirit.