consistency

the cohesion of the individual particles of a given material (i.e., its ability to deform or its resistance to flow).

Consistency

Term used to describe the texture of a mixture, e.g. firm, dropping or soft.
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Consistency

[knowledge bases] A knowledge base KB is consistent iff its negation is not a tautology. I.e., a knowledge base KB is inconsistent (not consistent) iff there is no interpretation which entails KB. Example of an inconsistent knowledge base: KB := { a, ¬a } Consistency in terms of knowledge bases is mostly the same as the natural understandi...
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Consistency

Central to the structural approach to attitudes is the idea that human beings show consistency in thought, feeling, and behaviour about attitude objects in their environment. Simply put if you think and/or feel positively about something, you will express this in a positive behaviour.
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consistency

[n] - logical coherence and accordance with the facts 2. [n] - the property of holding together and retaining its shape 3. [n] - (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that none of the propositions deducible from the axioms contradict one another 4. [n] - a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things ...
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consistency

consistence noun the property of holding together and retaining its shape; `when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake`
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consistency

noun logical coherence and accordance with the facts; `a rambling argument that lacked any consistency`
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Consistency

• (n.) A degree of firmness, density, or spissitude. • (n.) Agreement or harmony of all parts of a complex thing among themselves, or of the same thing with itself at different times; the harmony of conduct with profession; congruity; correspondence; as, the consistency of laws, regulations, or judicial decisions; consistency of opinions;...
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consistency

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Consistency

[negotiation] In negotiation, consistency, or the consistency principle, refers to a negotiator`s strong psychological need to be consistent with prior acts and statements. Dr. Robert Cialdini and his research team have conducted extensive research into what Cialdini refers to as the `Consistency Principle of Persuasion`. Described in his b...
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consistency

To achieve comparability of information over time, the same accounting methods must be followed. If accounting methods are changed from period to period, the effects must be disclosed.
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Consistency

The degree of plasticity of fresh concrete or mortar The normal measure of consistency is slump for concrete and flow for mortar.
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Consistency

- ACCOUNTING postulate which stipulates that, except as otherwise noted in the FINANCIAL STATEMENT, the same accounting policies and procedures have been followed from period to period by an organization in the preparation and presentation of its financial statements.
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Consistency

The relative mobility or ability of fresh concrete or mortar to flow. The usual measures of consistency are slump or ball penetration for concrete and flow for mortar.
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consistency

The degree of uniformity, standardization, and freedom from contradiction among the documents or parts of a component or system. [IEEE 610]...
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consistency

for a given relay, the maximum value to be expected with a given confidence level, of the difference between any two measured values determined under identical specified conditions
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consistency

An axiomatic theory is said to be consistent if it's impossible (within the confines of the theory) to prove simultaneously a statement and its negation. Godel's incompleteness theorem states that any (sufficiently powerful) consistent axiomatic theory is incomplete.
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Consistency

(1) A logistic system (q.v.) is consistent if there is no theorem whose negation is a theorem. See Logic, formal, §§ 1, 3, 6; also Proof theory. Since this definition of consistency is relative to the choice if a particular notation as representing negation, the following definition is sometimes used instead: (2) A logistic system is con...
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Consistency

The degree of hardness or softness of cheese. Classifications of cheese by consistency include soft, semi-soft, semi-firm, firm and hard.
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Consistency

[database systems] ==As an ACID Guarantee== Consistency is one of the four guarantees that define ACID transactions; however, significant ambiguity exists about the nature of this guarantee. It is defined variously as: As these various definitions are not mutually exclusive, it is possible to design a system that guarantees `consistency` in...
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Consistency

[disambiguation] Consistency, in logic, is a quality of no contradiction. Consistency may also refer to: ==In computer science== ==In logic== ==In statistics== ...
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Consistency

[statistics] In statistics, consistency of procedures, such as computing confidence intervals or conducting hypothesis tests, is a desired property of their behaviour as the number of items in the data set to which they are applied increases indefinitely. In particular, consistency requires that the outcome of the procedure with unlimited d...
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Consistency

[suspension] Consistency is a term used in the pulp and paper making industry. Where C is consistency, x is the mass of pulp, and y is the mass of the rest of the suspension (usually mainly composed of water). ...
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