Meaning of coherence
Pronunciation: (kō-hēr'uns, -her'-), [key]
- the act or state of cohering; cohesion.
- logical interconnection; overall sense or understandability.
- congruity; consistency.
- (of waves) the state of being coherent.
- the property of unity in a written text or a segment of spoken discourse that stems from the links among its underlying ideas and from the logical organization and development of its thematic content. Cf. cohesion (def. 4).
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