coherent coherent  /koʊ ˈhɪ rənt/


  1. (adj) (physics) of waves having a constant phase relation
  2. (adj) sticking together
  3. (adj) marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
  4. (adj) capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner



  • His explanation got him a big round of applause since it was concise and coherent .


  1. The Inside Scoop on Google's Visual Design Guidelines

    What makes Google look like Google? A group of Google designers have shared the various quirks and guidelines behind the tech giant's visual aesthetics, giving us a glimpse at how Google works to keep a coherent look across its products. SEE ALSO: Google+ Redesign Looks a Lot Like Facebook, Pinterest In a two-part project posted on online portfolio site Behance , Google's Roger Oddone, Yan Yan ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Mashable

  2. Guest Post: Why The Surveillance State Must Be Erased

    Submitted by Brandon Smith of Alt-Market blog , In America today there is a great rushing storm, a swirling hurricane of clashing opinions and ideologies that defy coherent organization and classification.  This social tempest has been triggered by certain revelations among the general public on issues which we in the Liberty Movement have long been aware.  The fact that our government is bought ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  3. Advanced Photonix Introduces New Coherent Receiver With Integrated VOA For High-Capacity 100G Networks

    ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Photonix ® (NYSE MKT: API), today announced that Picometrix, LLC, an API wholly owned subsidiary, has introduced a new 100G coherent receiver and ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "I cannot be part of the public hoopla. And I cannot guarantee that I would be coherent to say a word," Taylor wrote in her "tweet."
    on Jul 7, 2009 By: Elizabeth Taylor Source: AFP

  2. "We do not use the phrase 'war on terror' because we can't win by military means alone, and because this isn't us against one organized enemy with a clear identity and a coherent set of objectives," Benn said. "It is the vast majority of the...
    on Apr 16, 2007 By: Hilary Benn Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. Paulson said the G7 central bank governors and finance ministers "finalized an aggressive action plan to address the turmoil in global financial markets and the stresses on our financial institutions. This action plan provides a coherent framework...
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Reuters UK

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