Consistency meaning

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The definition of consistency means thickness or something stays the same, is done in the same way or looks the same.

An example of consistency is a sauce that is easy to pour from a pitcher.

An example of consistency is when all tests that students take are graded using the same grading scale.

An example of consistency is when paint is applied uniformly so that the wall looks the same from one side to the other.

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Agreement with what has already been done or expressed; conformity with previous practice.
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Reliability or uniformity of successive results or events.

Pitched with remarkable consistency throughout the season.

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The degree of viscosity of something.

Mix it until it has the consistency of a thick paste.

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A uniform design or pattern. In the computer field, consistency is not generally a design criterion. While there is always a certain amount of backward compatibility, the tendency with professionals in this field is to create something new and different. Over the years, this has resulted in countless different file formats, menu hierarchies and user interfaces that drive people crazy. See NIH syndrome.
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Agreement; harmony; logical connection.

Arguments lacking consistency.

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Degree of density, firmness, or viscosity.

Beat the mixture to the consistency of soft butter.

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Reliability or uniformity; the quality of being consistent.

They want to achieve a high degree of consistency in their process and their product.

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(logic) Freedom from contradiction; the state of a system of axioms such that none of the propositions deduced from them are mutually contradictory.
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