Definition of consistancy
1. consistency [ n ] a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or partsUsed in print:
(Francis J. Johnston and John E. Willard, "The...)
The improvement was most noticeable in the greater consistency among reaction cells prepared as_a_group on the same manifold .
(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
Finally , it gives meaning to much social endeavor , and logic , consistency , and meaning to life .Synonyms consistency consistence Related Terms inconsistency uniformity consist
2. consistency [ n ] the property of holding together and retaining its shape
Examples: "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"
(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)
It is roughly shaped like a large pear , and when properly ripened , its dark green skin covers a meaty , melon like pulp that has about the consistency of a ripe Bartlett_pear , but oily .
(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)
He improvised as he went_along , completing a life-size clay figure , then bought yards of an inexpensive material from a draper , wet the lightweight cloth in a basin and covered it over with clay that Argiento brought from the bank of the Tiber , to the consistency of thick mud .Synonyms body consistency consistence Related Terms property viscosity softness solidity porosity hardness unbreakableness breakableness thickness thinness gaseousness thick thin
3. consistency [ n ] logical coherence and accordance with the facts
Examples: : "a rambling argument that lacked any consistency"
4. consistency [ n ] (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that none of the propositions deducible from the axioms contradict one anotherSynonyms consistency Related Terms logicality logic
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