Definition of consistant
1. consistent [ a ] (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable
Examples: "testimony consistent with the known facts" the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
(Cornell H. Mayer, "Radio Emission of the Moon...)
The results of present observations of the thermal radio_emission of the moon are consistent with the very low thermal conductivity of the surface layer which was derived from the variation in the infrared_emission during eclipses ( e.g. , Garstung , 1958 ) .
The low intensity of the radiation from Saturn has limited observations , but again the measured radiation seems to be consistent with a thermal origin .
(James A. Ibers et al., "Proton magnetic resonance...)
The x-ray data are consistent with particle sizes of 1000 A or greater .
(Brand Blanshard, "The Emotive Theory," Robert...)
And our question is , is such an implication consistent with what we meant ?
(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)
But it is also true that Braque was the consistent pioneer in the use of simulated textures as_well_as of typography ; and moreover , he had already begun to broaden and simplify the facet-planes of Analytical_Cubism as far back as the end of 1910 .Synonyms consistent Related Terms inconsistent pursuant accordant self-consistent unchanging reconciled invariable
2. consistent [ a ] marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
Examples: "a logical argument" "the orderly presentation"
(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
There is also the possibility , among higher religions , of experiencing consistent meaning in life and enjoying guidance and expansiveness .Synonyms logical consistent orderly ordered Related Terms coherent
3. consistent [ a ] capable of being reproduced
Examples: "astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained"
4. consistent [ a ] the same throughout in structure or composition
Examples: "bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product"
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