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- cohæsion (archaic)
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kəʊˈhiː.ʒən/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- (General American) IPA(key): /koʊˈhiː.ʒən/
- (General Australian) IPA(key): /kəʉˈhiː.ʒən/, [kəʉˈhɪi.ʒən]
- Rhymes: -iːʒən
- State of cohering, or of working together.
- Unit cohesion is important in the military.
- 1905 April, Jack London, “(please specify the page)”, in War of the Classes, New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company; London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., →OCLC:
- For divers reasons, the capitalist class lacks this cohesion or solidarity, chief among which is the optimism bred of past success. And, again, the capitalist class is divided; it has within itself a class struggle of no mean proportions, which tends to irritate and harass it and to confuse the situation.
- (physics, chemistry) Various intermolecular forces that hold solids and liquids together.
- (biology) Growing together of normally distinct parts of a plant.
- (software engineering) Degree to which functionally related elements in a system belong together.
- Coordinate term: coupling
- 2009, Robert C. Martin, chapter 10, in Clean Code, Prentice Hall, →ISBN, page 140:
- In general, it is neither advisable nor possible to create such maximally cohesive classes; on the other hand, we would like cohesion to be high. When cohesion is high, it means that the methods and variables of the class are co-dependent and hang together as a logical whole.
- (linguistics) Grammatical or lexical relationship between different parts of the same text.
- Coordinate term: coherence
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
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