Definitions for congruentˈkɒŋ gru ənt, kənˈgru-, kəŋ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•gru•entˈkɒŋ gru ənt, kənˈgru-, kəŋ-(adj.)

  1. agreeing; accordant; congruous.

  2. of or pertaining to two numbers related by a congruence.

    Category: Math

  3. (of geometric figures) coinciding at all points when superimposed:

    congruent triangles.

    Category: Math

Origin of congruent:

1375–1425; < L congruent-,congruens <congruere to agree

con′gru•ent•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. congruous, congruent(adj)

    corresponding in character or kind

  2. congruent(adj)

    coinciding when superimposed

Wiktionary

  1. congruent(Adjective)

    Corresponding in character.

  2. congruent(Adjective)

    harmonious

  3. congruent(Adjective)

    Having a difference divisible by a modulus.

  4. congruent(Adjective)

    Coinciding exactly when superimposed.

  5. Origin: from congruens, present active participle of congruo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Congruent(adj)

    possessing congruity; suitable; agreeing; corresponding


Translations for congruent

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

congruent(adjective)

of two or more geometrical figures, touching at all points when one is fitted on top of the other

congruent triangles.

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