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Noun: consistency  kun'sis-tun(t)-see
  1. The property of holding together and retaining its shape
    "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake";
    - consistence, substance, body
  2. A harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
    - consistence
  3. Logical coherence and accordance with the facts
    "a rambling argument that lacked any consistency"
  4. (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that none of the propositions deducible from the axioms contradict one another

Derived forms: consistencies

See also: thick, thin

Type of: coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness, logicality, logicalness, property, uniformity, uniformness

Encyclopedia: Consistency