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

 co·he·sion /koˈhiʒən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 co·he·sion /koˈhɪʒən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Co·he·sion n.
 1. The act or state of sticking together; close union.
 2. Physics That from of attraction by which the particles of a body are united throughout the mass, whether like or unlike; -- distinguished from adhesion, which unites bodies by their adjacent surfaces.
    Solids and fluids differ in the degree of cohesion, which, being increased, turns a fluid into a solid.   --Arbuthnot.
 3. Logical agreement and dependence; as, the cohesion of ideas.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of cohering or sticking together [syn: coherence,
            coherency, cohesiveness] [ant: incoherence]
      2: (botany) the process in some plants of parts growing
         together that are usually separate (such as petals)
      3: (physics) the intermolecular force that holds together the
         molecules in a solid or liquid