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incoherent

Physics (of two or more waves) having the same frequency but not the same phase

incoherent

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(geology)
Pertaining to a rock or deposit that is loose or unconsolidated, or that is unable to hold together firmly or solidly.
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To stress the incoherencies Morales had maintained to that point, Quispe added that, "just when developed countries are giving up transgenic consumption for ecological consumption, our government is implementing [GMOs].
All of this enabled us to analyse the official text with greater sensitivity and a more accurate focus that was not caught up in incoherencies.
It is understood in terms of "those gestures or analytical models which dramatise incoherencies in the allegedly stable relations between chromosomal sex, gender and sexual desire.
While the scenes of the patios are loaded with creepy screams and incoherencies, during mass everyone seems quiet and the patients sing and pray with calm and devotion.
Polanyi's critique of modern thought reveals its incoherencies.
That is to say, it is a stew of blustering incoherencies, dire prognostications, and savage indictments of the United States, highly seasoned by infusions of paranoia.
Several reviewers have noted Pasolini's strong interest in the poetry of Matthew's text, and the movie's close following of the gospel text heightens the viewer's awareness of its writerly incoherencies.
Given the incoherencies Michelman finds in both Dworkin and Post, it is safe to assume that he is dissatisfied with both substantivism and proceduralism as coherent programs for Constitutionalism.
Earlier editors, most notably French and Hale, could still cherish such incoherencies as faint recollections of motifs that made good sense in the primitive legend (now lost) from which they supposedly derived, (7) but in modern editions they have lost that interest and have become simply vexing cases of textual confusion, forcing even the staunchest defenders of Perceval to concede that its style is at times clumsy.
44] Internal tensions do exist and may, however, result in certain incoherencies in union policies and actions for the foreseeable future.
There is a strong suggestion of a family dynamic among the Lampsons, but the incoherencies of the storyline make it hard to generalize about them.