[ kong-groo-uh ns, kuh n-groo-, kuh ng- ]
/ ˈkɒŋ gru əns, kənˈgru-, kəŋ- /
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).
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Origin of congruence
OTHER WORDS FROM congruencenon·con·gru·ence, noun
Words nearby congruence
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Example sentences from the Web for non-congruence
Any increase in the minimum gives a diminished maximum and non-congruence of the secondary characters.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for non-congruence
/ (ˈkɒŋɡrʊəns) /
the quality or state of corresponding, agreeing, or being congruent
maths the relationship between two integers, x and y, such that their difference, with respect to another positive integer called the modulus, n, is a multiple of the modulus. Usually written x ≡ y (mod n), as in 25 ≡ 11 (mod 7)
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