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consistencies, plural;
  1. Conformity in the application of something, typically that which is necessary for the sake of logic, accuracy, or fairness
    • - the grading system is to be streamlined to ensure greater consistency
  2. The achievement of a level of performance that does not vary greatly in quality over time
    • - his principal problem in tennis has been consistency
  3. The way in which a substance, typically a liquid, holds together; thickness or viscosity
    • - the sauce has the consistency of creamed butter

  1. the property of holding together and retaining its shape; "wool has more body than rayon"; "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"
  2. a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
  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
  5. (consistent) (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable; "testimony consistent with the known facts"; "I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
  6. (consistent) reproducible: capable of being reproduced; "astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained"
  7. In logic, a consistent theory is one that does not contain a contradiction. The lack of contradiction can be defined in either semantic or syntactic terms. ...
  8. In database systems, a consistent transaction is one that does not violate any integrity constraints during its execution. If a transaction leaves the database in an illegal state, it is aborted and an error is reported.
  9. A knowledge base KB is consistent iff its negation is not a tautology.
  10. In negotiation, consistency, or the consistency principle, refers to a negotiator's strong psychological need to be consistent with prior acts and statements.
  11. (consistent) plural Objects or facts that are coexistent, or in agreement with one another; In the history of the Eastern Orthodox Church, a kind of penitent who was allowed to assist at prayers, but could not be admitted to receive the holy sacrament; of a regularly occurring, dependable nature ...
  12. (CONSISTENT) Sticking to one way of thinking or acting. : Reliable; steady,
  13. (Consistent) As I use it, refers to a wine's aroma, taste and aftertaste all being appropriate to each other.
  14. (Consistent) Consistency requires that after the execution of the unit of work, the system is in a stable state. If there is any inconsistency, then the work done must be reversed to restore the original state. For example, the referential integrity of the data must be maintained upon completion.
  15. (Consistent) Refers to assessment. Assessment is consistent where, given similar circumstances the assessor would make the same judgement again and the judgement will be similar to judgements that other assessors would make.
  16. (Consistent) Time for a little joke. What do you call a web site that never changes? Give up? A cobweb. Have you ever seen one of those before? Change in life is the thing that helps us grow, keeps us vibrant and forces us to reach new heights. This is no different on the Internet. ...
  17. (Consistent) When the waves are good, rideable and frequent.
  18. (consistent) A hypothesis test is consistent for a specified alternative hypothesis if the power of the test for the alternative hypothesis approaches 1 as the sample size becomes infinitely large.
  19. (consistent) The term used when the information provided on a food label is in line with the new Code labelling requirements for that label element, label element section or label element sub-section.
  20. (consistent) of a logical formula, true under some interpretation.
  21. (consistent) the same basic business issues are addressed by every project
  22. The resistance of a paint to flow. A paint with high consistency flows slowly; a paint with low consistency flows readily.
  23. The uniform distribution of all the fiber characteristics within each lock and throughout the entire fleece.
  24. The relative ease with which a soil can be deformed.
  25. creating a positive environment for a young child that is predictable, orderly, and has routines for necessary activities like meals and sleep, yet is flexible