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IN-CO-EX-IST'ENCE, a. [in and coexistence.]

A not existing together. [Not common.] Locke.

IN-COG', adv. [contracted from incognito.]

In concealment; in disguise; in a manner not to be known.

IN-COG'I-TANCE, or IN-COG'I-TAN-CY, n. [L. incogitantia; in and cogito, to think.]

Want of thought, or want of the power of thinking. Decay of Piety.


Not thinking; thoughtless. Milton.


Without consideration. Boyle.

IN-COG'I-TA-TIVE, a. [in and cogitative.]

Not thinking; wanting the power of thought; as, a vegetable is an incogitative being. Locke.

IN-COG'NI-TO, adv. [L. incognitus; in and cognitus, known.]

In concealment; in a disguise of the real person.

IN-COGN'I-ZA-BLE, a. [incon'izable. in and cognizable.]

That can not be recognized, known or distinguished. The Lettish race, not a primitive stock of the Slavi, but a distinct branch, now become incognizable. Tooke.

IN-CO-HER'ENCE, a. [or IN-CO-HER'EN-CY; in and coherence.]

  1. Want of coherence; want of cohesion or adherence; looseness or unconnected state of parts, as of a powder. Boyle.
  2. Want of connection; incongruity; inconsistency; want of agreement, or dependence of one part on another; as, the incoherence of arguments, facts or principles.
  3. Inconsistency; that which does not agree with other parts of the same thing.

IN-CO-HER'ENT, a. [in and coherent.]

  1. Wanting cohesion; loose; unconnected; not fixed to each other; applied to material substances. Woodward.
  2. Wanting coherence or agreement; incongruous; inconsistent; having no dependence of one part on another; as, the thoughts of a dreaming man, and the language of a madman, are incoherent.


Inconsistently; without coherence of parts; as, to talk incoherently.

IN-CO-IN'CI-DENCE, n. [in and coincidence.]

Want of coincidence or agreement.

IN-CO-IN'CI-DENT, a. [in and coincident.]

Not coincident; not agreeing in time, place or principle.

IN-CO-LU'MI-TY, n. [L. incolumitas.]

Safety; security. Howell.

IN-COM-BINE', v.i.

To differ. [Ill formed.] Milton.

IN-COM-BUST-I-BIL'I-TY, n. [from incombustible.]

The quality of being incapable of being burnt or consumed. Ray.

IN-COM-BUST'I-BLE, a. [in and combustible.]

Not to be burnt, decomposed or consumed by fire. Amianth is an incombustible substance.




So as to resist combustion.

IN'COME, n. [in'cum. in and come.]

  1. That gain which proceeds from labor, business or property of any kind; the produce of a farm; the rent of houses; the proceeds of professional business; the profits of commerce or of occupation; the interest of money or stock in funds. Income is often used synonymously with revenue, but income is more generally applied to the gain of private persons, and revenue to that of a sovereign or of a state. We speak of the annual income of a gentleman, and the annual revenue of the state.
  2. A coming in; admission; introduction. [Not in use.]


Coming in. Burke

IN'COM-ING, n. [in and come.]

Income; gain. Many incomings are subject to great fluctuations. Tooke.

IN-COMMENDAM, adv. [In commendam; Law L.]

In England, to hold a vacant living in commendam, is to hold it by favor of the crown, till a proper pastor is provided. Blackstone.

IN-COM-MEN-SUR-A-BIL'I-TY, or IN-COM-MEN'SUR-A-BLE-NESS, n. [from incommensurable.]

The quality or state of a thing, when it has no common measure with another thing, or when the same thing will not exactly measure both.

IN-COM-MEN'SUR-A-BLE, a. [in and commensurable.]

Having no common measure. Two lines are incommensurable when, compared to each other, they have no common measure, that is, no measure that will exactly measure both. Quantities are incommensurable, when no third quantity can be found that is an aliquot part of both. Encyc.