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[kong-groo-uh n-see, kuh n-groo-, kuh ng-] /ˈkɒŋ gru ən si, kənˈgru-, kəŋ-/
noun, plural congruencies.
Origin of congruency
From the Latin word congruentia, dating back to 1485-95. See congruence, -cy
Related forms
noncongruency, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The Demonstration of this is from the rule of congruency: Because the whole agreeth to all his parts.

    The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus
  • The matter is apparent by congruency or application: as here in this example.

    The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus
  • And by this kind of congruency do we measure the bodies of all both liquid and dry things, to witt, by filling an equall place.

    The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus
  • Here Euclide doth by congruency comprehende two peripheries in one, and so doe we comprehend them.

    The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus

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