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English noun: cohesion

1. cohesion (state) the state of cohering or sticking together


Synonymscoherence, coherency, cohesiveness


Broader (hypernym)connectedness, connection, link


Narrower (hyponym)consistency, continuity


Antonymsincoherence, incoherency

2. cohesion (process) (botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals)


Broader (hypernym)development, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny


Domain categorybotany, phytology

3. cohesion (phenomenon) (physics) the intermolecular force that holds together the molecules in a solid or liquid


Broader (hypernym)force


Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics









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