Coherent

Definition of Coherent

Co`her´ent
a.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.
Instruct my daughter how she shall persever,
That time and place, with this deceit so lawful,
May prove coherent.
- Shak.
5.(Physics, Optics) Of or pertaining to electromagnetic waves that have a constant phase relationship with each other; having identical phase at all points; as, the coherent light produced by a laser.

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