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But some things do not at all cohere with what is otherwise known of Albert.

There must be no interval, that is, between the parts, or they will not cohere.

Milk will be necessary to mix it, and also a beaten egg to make it cohere.

When the two cohere they establish the current of existence.

Had it shaken the atoms of his young purpose too far astray for them ever to cohere again?

They must be made to cohere, and the way to do this he had found.

Nor has an idea to reckon only with facts: it has also to cohere with other ideas.

She was a whole nature; he was of many parts, not yet begun to cohere.

These being too imperfect to be printed alone, his friends inserted them in the memorial, where they seemed best to cohere.

The spark coil sent electric waves out in every direction, and those which hit the metal filings made them cohere together.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Latin cohaerere "to cleave together," in transferred use, "be coherent or consistent," from com- "together" (see co-) + haerere "to stick" (see hesitation). Related: Cohered; cohering.

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