- consistency principle,
- consistent equations,
Origin of consistent
Examples from the Web for consistent
The new report is consistent with a great deal of research that has not yet shifted public thinking about alcohol problems.Americans Drink Too Much, But We’re Not All Alcoholics|Gabrielle Glaser|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There needs to be an across-the-board, consistent defense of the constitutional separation of powers.
A minimum wage is consistent with conservative ideals, for four reasons.To Make Their Victory Durable, the GOP Must Fix the Minimum Wage|Dmitri Mehlhorn|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That vote was consistent with his leadership of the opposition that I saw when I was ambassador.The Bolshevik Who Thinks ‘The Nation’ Is Too Left Wing|Eli Lake|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For example, 47 percent of “consistent conservatives” view Fox News as their main source of information.Pew Study: Americans Are Self-Segregating Amid Proliferating Partisan Media|John Avlon|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fortunate it is that not many parents are consistent Christian Scientists.What is Christian Science?|M. M. Mangasarian
You are quite right, but sometimes it is difficult to be consistent.The Heart of Una Sackville|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The practice was at variance with the old sessional order: it is consistent with the new standing order of 1845.
They are consistent, and urge that this nation should disarm and check military expenditures.Our National Defense:|George Hebard Maxwell
Professing to do good to all as you have opportunity, be consistent in this matter.Select Temperance Tracts|American Tract Society
- (of a set of statements) capable of all being true at the same time or under the same interpretation
- Also: sound (of a formal system) not permitting the deduction of a contradiction from the axiomsCompare complete (def. 5)
1570s, "standing firm, standing still," from Latin consistentem (nominative consistens), present participle of consistere (see consist). Modern sense of "agreeing" (with with) is first attested 1640s. Older sense survives in consistency. Related: Consistently.