(Co`in*here") v. i. To inhere or exist together, as in one substance. Sir W. Hamilton.
(Co`in*her"it*ance) n. Joint inheritance.
(Co`in*her"it*or) n. A coheir.
(Co`in*i"tial) a. (Math.) Having a common beginning.
(Co*in"qui*nate) v. t. [L. coinquinatus, p. p. of coinquinare to defile. See Inquinate.]
To pollute. [Obs.] Skelton.
(Co*in`qui*na"tion) n. Defilement. [Obs.]
(Co*in"stan*ta"ne*ous) a. Happening at the same instant. C. Darwin.
(Co`intense") a. Equal in intensity or degree; as, the relations between 6 and 12, and 8 and
16, are cointense. H. Spencer.
(Co`in*ten"sion) n. The condition of being of equal in intensity; applied to relations; as,
3:6 and 6:12 are relations of cointension.
Cointension . . . is chosen indicate the equality of relations in respect of the contrast between their
(Coir) n. [Tamil kayiru.]
1. A material for cordage, matting, etc., consisting of the prepared fiber of the outer husk of the cocoanut.
2. Cordage or cables, made of this material.
(Cois"tril) n. [Prob. from OF. coustillier groom or lad. Cf. Custrel.]
1. An inferior groom or lad employed by an esquire to carry the knight's arms and other necessaries.
[Written also coistrel.]
2. A mean, paltry fellow; a coward. [Obs.] Shak.
(Coit) n. [See Quoit.] A quoit. [Obs.] Carew.
(Coit), v. t. To throw, as a stone. [Obs.] See Quoit.
(Co*i"tion) n. [L. coitio, fr. coire to come together; co- + ire to go.] A coming together; sexual
intercourse; copulation. Grew.
(Co*join") v. t. To join; to conjoin. [R.] Shak.
(Co*ju"ror) n. One who swears to another's credibility. W. Wotton.
Gas coke, the coke formed in gas retorts, as distinguished from that made in ovens.
(Coke) n. [Perh. akin to cake, n.] Mineral coal charred, or depriver of its bitumen, sulphur, or
other volatile matter by roasting in a kiln or oven, or by distillation, as in gas works. It is lagerly used
where smokeless fire is required. [Written also coak.]
(Coke), v. t. To convert into coke.