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incoherent

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

incoherent

[‚in·kō′hir·ənt]
(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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The incoherency of the Canadian approach is a result of reliance upon old distinctions of public/private and domestic/foreign in an increasingly globalized world.
There is one way, however, in which this incoherency does more than showcase Neil's romanticizing or the intellectual contradictions of racism.
Such a distance has been chosen so to guarantee the incoherency of the fields excitated between the slots.
By analysing the framework of the EU foreign policy-making, its representation, and implementation, this paper argues that the overall EU mechanism of foreign policy development and implementation should equally share the incoherency and inefficiency burden with the member-states.
Oswald's dyslexia is discussed, and the degree to which that disorder can trap an intelligent person in the appearance of incoherency and deeply embitter him.
Hauser cites this inconsistency to point out that there is sufficient incoherency between the two moral judgments which gives reason to infer there is lack of understanding why the agent chooses as he does.
The latest year in NSB (1999) is 1998; however, we drop city data for this year because we find an incoherency in the employment statistics.
using, modifying, rejecting, and creating new paradigms or shared mental models when dealing with situations of incoherency and disorderliness) to examine the effectiveness of PPBE in a turbulent world.
Though I could have predicted that my response to Robert Storr's letter to the editors of Artforum concerning my review of the Fifty-second Venice Biennale would be tantamount to waving a red cape at a raging bull and would elicit yet another lengthy reply of meandering incoherency, self-justification, and posturing, I wish our debate had remained focused on the ideas and issues surrounding his lackluster exhibition and avoided the tack it has taken.
The Vampires on the other hand, as forces of disorder and incoherency, figure the presence of death in life.
The creation of African nation-states left a distinctive incoherency in African countries.
Even if the incoherency problem could somehow be solved, thus allowing the maxim to at least make an empirical assertion, that assertion would be trivially false under these definitions of motive.