from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Congruence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate
  • n. The state of being congruent

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Congruence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as congruence, 1.
  • n. In mathematics, a continuous and doubly infinite system of infinite straight lines; the system of all the forms of any given kind in space which fulfil two conditions, as all the double tangent lines of a surface.


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