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Word: consistency

Definition: absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous

Sentences Containing 'consistency'

"There doesn't seem to be any consistency in the importance of what is remembered.
88 was used by Dale Jr. to keep consistency with his Cup Series number, and ran a limited schedule.
A committee of editors would ensure quality and consistency.
And if thou wouldst prove it, touch them, and feel them, and thou wilt find they have only bodies of air, and no consistency except in appearance."
Branston Pickle is sweet and spicy with a chutney-like consistency, containing small chunks of vegetables in a thick brown sticky sauce.
But it doesn't stop there, RISE unleashes the positive effects of not repeating oneself: guaranteed consistency and automated changes.
Casting large amounts of propellant requires consistency and repeatability which is assured by computer control.
Chamoy may range from a liquid to a paste consistency, and typically its flavor is salty, sweet, sour, and spiced with powdered chiles all at the same time.
Consistency in feeding horses is important and the hay is just another feed component.
Consistency in his approach is based on utilitarianism, and the good of society.
Daniel had an outstanding 2007 season gaining some consistency to his game.
Defensive talent is broken into "Range", "Arm", and "Fielding" ratings, measuring aptitudes to reach and quickly dispose of batted balls with skill and consistency.
For consistency, the division of the goods wagons described in this article is based on that in the "Austauschbauart" article.
For the rest of year Snedeker struggled to maintain his early season consistency and did not record another top-10 finish for the season.
He also lacked consistency with the bat in this format, scoring 181 runs in his 17 matches at an average of 22.62, with a high score of 56 not out.
He felt that service encounters could be systematized through planning, optimal processes, consistency, and capital intensive investments.
He is a talent and all we are asking for is consistency.
He stayed in the top 300 of the singles ranking for all but one week from May 2004 to June 2006, but despite this consistency, did not progress any further.
His performances and consistency garnered praise from manager Paul Lambert following a run of good results and clean-sheets.
Historically, that required four different guns, each weighing, balancing and presenting, differently, undermining a shooter's consistency.
Historically, the plea of superior orders has been used both before and after the Nuremberg Trials, with a notable lack of consistency in various rulings.
History, culture, family relationships, religions, vernacular speech, and all manner of written texts from this fantastic world accumulate and intersect with perfect consistency."
I have been working on my consistency and I'm glad it showed here."
Implementing identical consumer protection laws at Commonwealth and state/territory levels promotes consistency between jurisdictions.
In all the strokes illustrated it is assumed that the brush is moderately full of paint of a consistency a little thinner than that usually put up by colourmen.
In these areas, the consistency of the liquid clay sludge does not allow the formation of real volcanic cones.
In Tulunadu region of India, Banana and Mango Rasayana are made by mixing of fruit pulp with cow's milk or water with thick consistency.
It was rather small, but well built and convenient; and everything was fitted up and arranged with a neatness and consistency of which Elizabeth gave Charlotte all the credit.
Jones established himself as a "model of consistency", a "most reliable and unruffled" defender, and in 1957 he took over the Goodison captaincy, succeeding Peter Farrell who had left the club.
lighter, and thus will swing faster and kick harder, undermining some of the consistency intrinsic to the concept.
Moreover, the waves, I suspect, do not so much construct as wear down a material which has already acquired consistency.
Pitchfork Media praised it, commenting: Whereas Stylus Magazine criticized the album's consistency, saying:
Products produced can be cross evaluated to ensure the consistency and quality of products and to identify talents, and the cross evaluation can be evaluated by crowdsourcing.
Reports of magnetic anomalies turned out not to show consistency across the sites.
Sand the consistency of moon dust damaged equipment.
Still, for all this immutableness, was there some lack of common consistency about worthy Captain Peleg.
The "Amiga User Interface Style Guide", was published which explained how applications should be laid out for consistency.
The lawyer's truth is not truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
The lock is to support synchronization between two writers and the counter is for indicating consistency in readers.
The main reasons that a properly researched trading strategy helps are its verifiability, quantifiability, consistency, and objectivity.
Thicker chamoys with a pastier consistency are occasionally sold in small jars, appropriate to use as a dip for vegetables or firmer fruits.
This consistency allows transient students a greater opportunity for success.
This may be for stylistic consistency with the related terminology FAQ and README.
This system put a premium on consistency while the Transfer System was a little closer to luck, both good and bad for a racer.
To avoid confusion, all the names on this list follow the Oriental convention (family name first, given name second) for consistency.
To thin it, mix a little turpentine and linseed oil in equal parts with it; and get it into easy working consistency before beginning your work, so as not to need any medium.
Unfortunately, the team struggled to find consistency, with only five top-ten finishes and he dropped to eighteenth in the standings.
We have not fundamentally changed the structure or principles of the matrices (very few elements have changed position) but have focussed on terminology update and consistency."
With thick consistency it is used as accompaniment to Dosa, Chapati or meals.

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::: foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
::: nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
::: galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
::: rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
::: contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency