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Meaning of CONSILIENCE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*sil"i*ence\, n. [con- + salire to leap.]
Act of concurring; coincidence; concurrence.

      The consilience of inductions takes place when one
      class of facts coincides with an induction obtained
      from another different class.            --Whewell.

 

 

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