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con·gru·ence

 (kŏng′gro͞o-əns, kən-gro͞o′-)
n.
1.
a. Agreement, harmony, conformity, or correspondence.
b. An instance of this: "What an extraordinary congruence of genius and era" (Rita Rack).
2. Mathematics
a. The state of being congruent.
b. A statement that two quantities are congruent.

congruence

(ˈkɒŋɡrʊəns) or

congruency

n
1. the quality or state of corresponding, agreeing, or being congruent
2. (Mathematics) maths the relationship between two integers, x and y, such that their difference, with respect to another positive integer called the modulus, n, is a multiple of the modulus. Usually written xy (mod n), as in 2511 (mod 7)

con•gru•ence

(ˈkɒŋ gru əns, kənˈgru-, kəŋ-)

n.
1. the quality or state of agreeing or corresponding.
2. a relation between two numbers in which the numbers give the same remainder when divided by a given number.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]

congruence

a correspondence in physical structure or thought; harmony. Also congruity. — congruent, adj.
See also: Agreement
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.congruence - the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate
harmony, harmoniousness - compatibility in opinion and action

congruence

noun compatibility, accord, agreement, harmony, coincidence, correspondence, consistency, conformity, concurrence, congruity the absence of the necessary congruence between political, cultural and economic forces

congruence

noun
Translations

congruence

[ˈkɒŋgrʊəns] N congruency [ˈkɒŋgrʊənsɪ] Ncongruencia f

congruence

nKongruenz f, → Übereinstimmung f; (Geometry) → Deckungsgleichheit f, → Kongruenz f
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