Part of speech: noun

The act or state of cohering; attraction between atoms.

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Usage examples "cohesion":

  1. From now the front lost connection or cohesion. - "Between the Lines", Boyd Cable.
  2. Still no cohesion, no action. - "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman.
  3. Charlemagne, knowing how to profit by this want of cohesion and unity amongst his foes, attacked now one and now another of the large Saxon peoplets or the small Saxon tribes, and dealt separately with each of them, according as he found them inclined to submission or resistance. - "A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI.", Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot.