Definitions for cohesivekoʊˈhi sɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co•he•sivekoʊˈhi sɪv(adj.)

  1. characterized by or causing cohesion.

  2. tending to unify, harmonize, or be consistent.

  3. of or pertaining to the molecular force within a body or substance acting to unite its parts.

    Category: Physics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cohesive(adj)

    causing cohesion

    "a cohesive agent"

  2. cohesive(adj)

    cohering or tending to cohere; well integrated

    "a cohesive organization"


  1. cohesive(Adjective)

    Having cohesion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cohesive(adj)

    holding the particles of a homogeneous body together; as, cohesive attraction; producing cohesion; as, a cohesive force

  2. Cohesive(adj)

    cohering, or sticking together, as in a mass; capable of cohering; tending to cohere; as, cohesive clay

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