Synonyms for cohesion

Grammar : Noun
Spell : koh-hee-zhuh n
Phonetic Transcription : koʊˈhi ʒən

Définition of cohesion

Origin :
  • 1670s, from French cohésion, from Latin cohaesionem (nominative cohaesio) "a sticking together," noun of action from past participle stem of cohaerere "to stick together" (see cohere).
  • noun union
Example sentences :
  • He may be described as confusing the attraction of gravitation with the attraction of cohesion.
  • Extract from : « Timaeus » by Plato
  • The law of attraction and cohesion everywhere is the law of sex-activity.
  • Extract from : « Sex=The Unknown Quantity » by Ali Nomad
  • The long wade through the water and mud had upset the cohesion of the Brigade.
  • Extract from : « Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2 » by Ian Hamilton
  • There is "cohesion" between them, but it is less powerful than in a solid.
  • Extract from : « The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) » by J. Arthur Thomson
  • Then, the cohesion of wealth is not always an intelligent force.
  • Extract from : « The American Empire » by Scott Nearing
  • The cohesion of wealth is a force of peculiar social significance.
  • Extract from : « The American Empire » by Scott Nearing
  • Sad is the fate of a nation when the force of cohesion is weakened.
  • Extract from : « The Romance of Mathematics » by P. Hampson
  • In these cases the tubular form may rather be due to dilatation than to cohesion.
  • Extract from : « Vegetable Teratology » by Maxwell T. Masters
  • Besides, they've no cohesion, no power, like the miners or railway men.
  • Extract from : « The Freelands » by John Galsworthy
  • At length the cohesion of the mass was not sufficient to sustain its weight.
  • Extract from : « The Ocean and its Wonders » by R.M. Ballantyne

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