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congruency

[ kong-groo-uhn-see, kuhn-groo-, kuhng- ]
/ ˈkɒŋ gru ən si, kənˈgru-, kəŋ- /
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Definition of congruency

noun, plural con·gru·en·cies.
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Origin of congruency

From the Latin word congruentia, dating back to 1485–95. See congruence, -cy

OTHER WORDS FROM congruency

non·con·gru·en·cy, noun
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How to use congruency in a sentence

  • 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.

  • Here Euclide doth by congruency comprehende two peripheries in one, and so doe we comprehend them.

  • The Demonstration of this is from the rule of congruency: Because the whole agreeth to all his parts.

  • The matter is apparent by congruency or application: as here in this example.

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