# congruence

[kong-groo-uh ns, kuh n-groo-, kuh ng-]

### noun

the quality or state of agreeing or corresponding.

Mathematics. a relation between two numbers indicating that the numbers give the same remainder when divided by some given number.Compare residue(def 4b).

## RELATED WORDS

correspondence, accord, harmonization, uniformity, similarity, conformance, coherence, conformation, congruity, accordance, harmony, compliance, conformity, conforming, congruency

## Origin of congruence

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### Historical Examples of congruence

The congruence of the Spirit and the body of the Church, if it occurs, is purely accidental.

By the aid of these two axioms the theory of congruence can be extended so as to compare lengths of segments on any two rects.

The Concept of NatureAlfred North Whitehead

The aim of this lecture is to establish a theory of congruence.

The Concept of NatureAlfred North Whitehead

Congruence depends on motion, and thereby is generated the connexion between spatial congruence and temporal congruence.

The Concept of NatureAlfred North Whitehead

The first axiom of congruence is that the opposite sides of any parallelogram are congruent.

The Concept of NatureAlfred North Whitehead

## congruence

### congruency (ˈkɒŋɡrʊənsɪ)

### noun

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