# congruent

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## con·gru·ent

(kŏng′gro͞o-ənt, kən-gro͞o′-)
1. Corresponding; congruous.
2. Mathematics
a. Coinciding exactly when superimposed: congruent triangles.
b. Of or relating to two numbers that have the same remainder when divided by a third number. For example, 11 and 26 are congruent when the modulus is 5.

[Middle English, from Latin congruēns, congruent-, present participle of congruere, to agree.]

## congruent

(ˈkɒŋɡrʊənt)
1. agreeing; corresponding; congruous
2. (Mathematics) having identical shapes so that all parts correspond: congruent triangles. Compare similar2
3. (Mathematics) of or concerning two integers related by a congruence
[C15: from Latin congruere to meet together, agree]

## con•gru•ent

(ˈkɒŋ gru ənt, kənˈgru-, kəŋ-)

1. agreeing; accordant; congruous.
2. of or pertaining to two numbers related by a congruence.
3. (of geometric figures) coinciding at all points when superimposed: congruent triangles.
[1375–1425; < Latin congruent-,congruens <congruere to agree]

## con·gru·ent

(kŏng′gro͞o-ənt, kən-gro͞o′ənt)
Geometry
Having the same size and shape; matching exactly: congruent triangles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Adj. 1 congruent - corresponding in character or kindcongruousappropriate - suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc; "a book not appropriate for children"; "a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"; "it seems that an apology is appropriate" 2 congruent - coinciding when superimposedgeometry - the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfacesincongruent - not congruent

## congruent

adjective The interests of landowners were by no means congruent with those of industrial capitalists.
Translations
مُلائِم، مُنْسَجِم، مُتَطابِق
shodný
kongruent
egybevágó
kongrúent, aljafn
kongruencijakongruentus
çakışık

## congruent

(Math) numberkongruent; (Geometry also) → deckungsgleich

## congruent

[ˈkɒŋgrʊənt] adj (Geom) (plane, solid) → congruente

## congruent

of two or more geometrical figures, touching at all points when one is fitted on top of the other. congruent triangles.
conˈgruity (-ˈgruː-) noun
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