[koh-hee-siv] /koʊˈhi sɪv/
characterized by or causing :
a cohesive agent.
or tending to ; well-integrated; unified:
a cohesive organization.
Physics. of or relating to the molecular force within a body or substance acting to unite its parts.
characterized by or causing cohesion
tending to cohere or stick together
c.1730 (implied in cohesiveness), from Latin cohaes-, past participle stem of cohaerere (see cohere) + -ive. Related: Cohesively.
- Cohesive soil
noun 1. sticky soil such as clay or clayey silt whose strength depends on the surface tension of capillary water Compare cohesionless soil
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[kohn] /koʊn/ noun 1. Edwin Joseph, 1892–1953, U.S. chemist and researcher on blood proteins. 2. Ferdinand Julius [fur-dn-and jool-yuh s;; German fer-di-nahnt yoo-lee-oo s] /ˈfɜr dnˌænd ˈdʒul yəs;; German ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt ˈyu liˌʊs/ (Show IPA), 1828–98, German botanist and bacteriologist. 3. Roy Marcus, 1927–86, U.S. lawyer, aide to Senator Joseph McCarthy. Cohn (kōn), Ferdinand Julius. […]
Cohnheim Cohn·heim (kōn’hīm’), Julius Friedrich. 1839-1884. German pathologist noted for his microscopic investigations into inflammation and pus formation and for his development of the technique of freezing a tissue sample before cutting it into thin slices for microscopic examination.