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Alternative forms 
- cohæsion (archaic)
- Rhymes: -iːʒən
- State of cohering, or of working together.
- Unit cohesion is important in the military.
- (physics, chemistry) Various intermolecular forces that hold solids and liquids together.
- (biology) Growing together of normally distinct parts of a plant.
- (computing) Degree to which different modules in a computing system are functionally dependent on others.
- (linguistics) Grammatical or lexical relationship between different parts of the same text.
Related terms 
the state of cohering, or of sticking together
the various intermolecular forces that hold solids and liquids together
the growing together of normally distinct parts of a plant
the degree to which different modules in a computing system are functionally dependent on others
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Translations to be checked
- “cohesion” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).