Meaning of CONSISTENCY in English

CONSISTENCY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

great

The Local Government Bill currently being considered in another place contains provisions for securing greater consistency of practice between local authorities.

In this process the plans of consumers and of resource owners are gradually brought into greater and greater consistency with one another.

Several advantages are claimed for the guide-lines approach, not least of which is the achievement of greater consistency in sentencing.

Insistence on the use of such terms can introduce great problems of consistency when international comparisons are attempted.

internal

The approach taken for recording evidence and judgments allows easy checking for internal consistency which we do through monitoring.

You haven't published any evidence of internal consistency , have you?

Check the draft for arithmetical accuracy and internal consistency Obtain representation in writing from the client acknowledging its responsibility.

One of these was a matter of internal consistency .

Because of the stress on argumentation, the rhetorical approach warns against assuming the internal consistency of social consciousness or social representations.

light

Try switching to hair care products with a light consistency and make sure you rinse out any setting agents thoroughly.

Reduce over medium heat to a light sauce consistency .

Add pepita mixture to pan along with enough stock and reduce to a light sauce consistency .

When flame dies out, add stock and reduce quickly over high heat to a light sauce consistency .

Add orange zest, tomatoes, and raisins and simmer approximately 10 minutes to form a light sauce consistency .

Place liquid in a saucepan and reduce over high heat to a light sauce consistency .

logical

The logical consistency and adequacy of the theory will then be tested by building computer simulation models of it.

These are aids to enable you to keep to your theme and they provide a logical consistency to the talk.

Neither moral integrity nor logical consistency compels us to attempt it.

remarkable

From 1541 to 1701 the parish registers, with remarkable consistency , show just how important the long-established families were.

This season he has shown remarkable consistency , conjuring up a combined total of 12 goals and 32 points.

We have seen remarkable consistency through all the market turmoil.

■ VERB

achieve

Boil the potatoes until well done and mash with a little water to achieve a soft consistency .

Cook over medium heat, stirring, until rice achieves desired consistency .

Through assimilation we can achieve consistency in our impressions of others.

ensure

Grid A systematic division of a page into areas to enable designers to ensure consistency .

The presidential system offers checks and balances but does not ensure consistency between legislation and execution.

Interviews are generally conducted in a structured form, soas to ensure consistency between interviewers.

There is a standard protocol, to ensure consistency between doctors and hospitals.

A metal ground plane is used to ensure consistency in ground performance.

We are anxious to ensure consistency in planning policy advice so that conflict does not arise from different interpretations.

As well as being a means of communication for staff, to ensure consistency of approach, a selection policy may serve other functions.

This kind of control ensures consistency , and expensive rejects of completed instruments are kept to a minimum.

maintain

In support of this they indicate that there have been worries about the ability of the Monopolies Commission to maintain consistency across its investigations.

We can add that it may be the effects of network strength that maintain this relative consistency .

show

They show the consistency that is to be expected from a ten-year rolling programme.

Since that showed a degree of consistency in attitudes, it was not entirely unexpected.

This season he has shown remarkable consistency , conjuring up a combined total of 12 goals and 32 points.

In spite of the turmoil of the late twentieth century, cathedrals have shown both resilience and consistency .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Vardell's consistency helps the whole team.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Add cream and reduce again to a light sauce consistency .

Like all icons, Bigfoot stands for deeper values: durability, consistency , the strong Midwestern ethic of substance over flash.

Of course there remains a core of consistency which would normally outweigh by far the fluctuations.

Terms should be reviewed for consistency and appropriate level of pre-coordination, word form and level of specificity.

The consistency should be that of a thick gruel.

The Local Government Bill currently being considered in another place contains provisions for securing greater consistency of practice between local authorities.

You also need a feeling of coherence and consistency between your work and your beliefs.

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