adjective see cohesion

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  • cohesionless — adjective Lacking cohesion among particles, such as in the case of sand a cohesionless soil Syn: noncohesive …   Wiktionary

  • cohesionless — kōˈhēzhənlə̇s adjective : composed of particles or granules that tend not to cohere cohesionless soils …   Useful english dictionary

  • cohesionless — co·he·sion·less (kō hēʹzhən lĭs) adj. Composed of particles that do not cohere. Used of soil. * * * …   Universalium

  • cohesionless — co·he·sion·less …   English syllables

  • cohesion — cohesionless, adj. /koh hee zheuhn/, n. 1. the act or state of cohering, uniting, or sticking together. 2. Physics. the molecular force between particles within a body or substance that acts to unite them. Cf. adhesion (def. 4). 3. Bot. the… …   Universalium

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  • cohesion — noun Etymology: Latin cohaesus, past participle of cohaerēre Date: 1660 1. the act or state of sticking together tightly; especially unity < the lack of cohesion in the Party Times Literary Supplement > 2. union …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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