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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 co·her·ent /-ənt/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Co·her·ent a.
 1. Sticking together; cleaving; as the parts of bodies; solid or fluid.
 2. Composed of mutually dependent parts; making a logical whole; consistent; as, a coherent plan, argument, or discourse.
 3. Logically consistent; -- applied to persons; as, a coherent thinker.
 4. Suitable or suited; adapted; accordant. [Obs.]
 Instruct my daughter how she shall persever,
 That time and place, with this deceit so lawful,
 May prove coherent.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent
             relation of parts; "a coherent argument" [ant: incoherent]
      2: capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and
         consistent manner; "a lucid thinker"; "she was more
         coherent than she had been just after the accident" [syn:
         logical, lucid]
      3: sticking together; "two coherent sheets"; "tenacious burrs"
         [syn: tenacious]