Pronunciation: (kō-hē'siv), [key]
1. characterized by or causing cohesion: a cohesive agent.
2. cohering or tending to cohere; well-integrated; unified: a cohesive organization.
3. Physics.of or pertaining to the molecular force within a body or substance acting to unite its parts.
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