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

 con·sis·tent /kənˈsɪstənt/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 自相容的; 自相一致的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sist·ent a.
 1. Possessing firmness or fixedness; firm; hard; solid.
    The humoral and consistent parts of the body.   --Harvey.
 2. Having agreement with itself or with something else; having harmony among its parts; possesing unity; accordant; harmonious; congruous; compatible; uniform; not contradictory.
 Show me one that has it in his power
 To act consistent with himself an hour.   --Pope.
    With reference to such a lord, to serve and to be free are terms not consistent only, but equivalent.   --South.
 3. Living or acting in conformity with one's belief or professions.
    It was utterly to be at once a consistent Quaker and a conspirator.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or
             reliable; "testimony consistent with the known facts";
             "I have decided that the course of conduct which I am
             following is consistent with my sense of
             responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR [ant:
      2: marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent
         relation of parts; "a logical argument"; "the orderly
         presentation" [syn: logical, ordered, orderly]
      3: capable of being reproduced; "astonishingly reproducible
         results can be obtained" [syn: reproducible] [ant: unreproducible]
      4: the same throughout in structure or composition; "bituminous
         coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous
         product" [syn: uniform]