congruence

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

Definition of congruence

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of agreeing, coinciding, or being congruent … the happy congruence of nature and reason … — Gertrude Himmelfarb

  2. 2 :  a statement that two numbers or geometric figures are congruent

Examples of congruence in a Sentence

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

15th Century

First Known Use of congruence

15th century

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