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Definition of Coherent


  1. Sticking together; cleaving; as the parts of bodies; solid or fluid.
  2. Composed of mutually dependent parts; making a logical whole; consistent; as, a coherent plan, argument, or discourse.
  3. Logically consistent; -- applied to persons; as, a coherent thinker.
  4. Suitable or suited; adapted; accordant.

Coherent Quotations

This is a fundamental view of the world. It says that when you build a thing you cannot merely build that thing in isolation, but must repair the world around it, and within it, so that the larger world at that one place becomes more coherent, and more whole; and the thing which you make takes its place in the web of nature, as you make it.
Christopher Alexander

It is the consistency of the information that matters for a good story, not its completeness. Indeed, you will often find that knowing little makes it easier to fit everything you know into a coherent pattern.
Daniel Kahneman

Sometimes my songs wander off a bit and are not always coherent.

I am totally convinced the Christian faith is the most coherent worldview around.
Ravi Zacharias

The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is - a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.
Herbert Spencer
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Coherent Translations

coherent in Spanish is coherente
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