noun Date: 1601 consistency

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  • Consistence — Con*sist ence, Consistency Con*sist en*cy, n. [Cf. F. consistance.] 1. The condition of standing or adhering together, or being fixed in union, as the parts of a body; existence; firmness; coherence; solidity. [1913 Webster] Water, being divided …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consistence — c.1600, state of standing still; firmness, from M.Fr. consistence (Mod.Fr. consistance) a standing fast, from M.L. consistentia, from L. consistentem (nom. consistens), prp. of consistere (see CONSIST (Cf. consist)). Meaning coherence, solidity… …   Etymology dictionary

  • consistence — index congealment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • consistence — noun a) the physical quality which is given by the degree of firmness, solidity, density, and viscosity Honey and sirup are of similar consistence. b) the s …   Wiktionary

  • consistence — konsistencija statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Klampios medžiagos reologinių savybių visuma, išreikšta sutartiniais matavimo vienetais. atitikmenys: angl. consistence; consistency vok. Konsistenz, f rus. консистенция, f …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • consistence — konsistencija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Klampios medžiagos slankumas, tirštumas. atitikmenys: angl. consistence rus. консистенция …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • consistence — con·sis·tence (kən sĭsʹtəns) n. Consistency. * * * …   Universalium

  • consistence — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Logical agreement among parts: coherence, congruity, consistency. See AGREE …   English dictionary for students

  • consistence — con sist·ence || tÉ™ns n. material coherence, firmness; persistence, steadfastness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • consistence — n. 1. Consistency, body, degree of density. 2. (Rare.) Durability, permanence. 3. (Rare.) Structure, combination, organization …   New dictionary of synonyms

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