Origin of congruent
OTHER WORDS FROM congruentcon·gru·ent·ly, adverbnon·con·gru·ent, adjectivenon·con·gru·ent·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH congruentcongruous, congruent
Words nearby congruent
How to use congruent in a sentence
Last week, you looked at a very large regular polygon — that is, a polygon all of whose sides and angles were congruent.
His parents took the news with disappointment and sadness because his truth isn’t congruent with their own.Anne Lamott’s Advice Could Stop You From Drowning in Cynicism|Susanna Schrobsdorff|September 23, 2021|Time
In this way, all positive integers have been “covered,” and the numbers occupying the same bucket are considered “congruent” to each other.Mathematicians Find a New Class of Digitally Delicate Primes|Steve Nadis|March 30, 2021|Quanta Magazine
He proved that for two shapes to be “scissors congruent” — meaning they can be cut up and reassembled as each other — they must have the same Dehn invariant.
In 1965 Jean-Pierre Sydler proved that any two shapes with the same volume and the same Dehn invariant are scissors congruent.
That solution is not congruent with the Cato Institute philosophy.
And yet he insists, in every single interview, that his teachings are entirely congruent with KKL policies.
Each boasts its full complement of saints, whose congruent catalogues are equally wearisome in length.The Soul of the Far East|Percival Lowell
Some objects when thought of are congruent to our existing state of activity.Human Nature and Conduct|John Dewey
They are not congruent and can never be in the actualized universe.The Mystery of Space|Robert T. Browne
Genera; almost completely congruent; the Nymphalideous genera can be based on the structure of the larv, 444.Studies in the Theory of Descent (Volumes 1 and 2)|August Weismann
The identity of quality between congruent segments is generally of this character.The Concept of Nature|Alfred North Whitehead