Definition of Consistence

1. Noun. A harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts.

Exact synonyms: Consistency
Generic synonyms: Uniformity, Uniformness
Derivative terms: Consist, Consistent, Consist
Antonyms: Inconsistency



2. Noun. The property of holding together and retaining its shape. "When the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"

Definition of Consistence

1. n. The condition of standing or adhering together, or being fixed in union, as the parts of a body; existence; firmness; coherence; solidity.

Definition of Consistence

1. Noun. the physical quality which is given by the degree of firmness, solidity, density, and viscosity ¹

2. Noun. the staying together, or remaining in close relation of non-physical things ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) standing still; quiescence; state of rest. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Consistence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Consistence

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consignment
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consilience
consiliences
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consilium abeundi
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consistence (current term)
consistences
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consistency principle
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consistorial
consistorian
consistories
consistory

Literary usage of Consistence

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1. A Manual of clinical diagnosis by means of microscopical and chemical by Charles Edmund Simon (1904)
"The consistence of the stool when only one is passed in the twenty-four hours will, ... consistence and Form.—The consistence of the stools may undergo ..."

2. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"consistence It has been pointed out already that any attempt to base a classification of oils, fats, and waxes on the consistence must lead to failure. ..."

3. A Treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Lawrence (1854)
"Varieties in consistence.—The varieties of consistence in cataracts are of ... The consistence of the lens in this form of the complaint is too firm to ..."

4. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1866)
"Any medicine having the consistence of honey. A fluid extract. ... to the consistence of syrup : remove from the fire; let the syrup rest for 15 minutes, ..."

5. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1833)
"each oar, and vary much in form and consistence, sometimes forming true spines, sometimes fine and flexible hairs, often denticulated, barbed, &c.* 3. ..."

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