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congruence

noun con·gru·ence \kən-ˈgrü-ən(t)s, ˈkäŋ-grü-ən(t)s\

Definition of CONGRUENCE

1
:  the quality or state of agreeing, coinciding, or being congruent
2
:  a statement that two numbers or geometric figures are congruent

Examples of CONGRUENCE

  1. <little apparent congruence between her professed concern for the poor and her own extravagant lifestyle>

First Known Use of CONGRUENCE

15th century

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

Rhymes with CONGRUENCE

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