from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Corresponding; congruous.
- adj. Mathematics Coinciding exactly when superimposed: congruent triangles.
- adj. Mathematics Of or relating to two numbers that have the same remainder when divided by a third number. For example, 11 and 26 are congruent when the modulus is 5.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Corresponding in character.
- adj. harmonious
- adj. Having a difference divisible by a modulus.
- adj. Coinciding exactly when superimposed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Possessing congruity; suitable; agreeing; corresponding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Harmoniously joined or related; agreeing; corresponding; appropriate.
- In mathematics, in the relation of congruence: thus, one number is said to be congruent to another relatively to a third, called the modulus, when the first two numbers on being divided by the modulus give the same remainder.
- In logic, predicable of the same subject, as terms, or true of the same state of things, as propositions.
- Tn grammar, accordant; agreeing.
- In geometry, identical in shape and size.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. coinciding when superimposed
- adj. corresponding in character or kind
Journey into yourself to discover who you are authentically, combining your unique gifts and expression in congruent forms and then reaching as many people as you can with it.
Shapes are called congruent when they have the same shape and size.
The task is easier when the arrow's direction is the same as the side on which it appears -- a so-called congruent stimulus.
In a 1997 case, Justice Kennedy had written that congressional remedies had to be "congruent" and "proportional" to the rights at issue.
First, sympathy does not necessarily require feeling any kind of congruent emotions on part of the observer, a detached recognition or representation that the other is in need or suffers might be sufficient.
To stack the odds in our favor we therefore need to take into account each one of the three methodologies and hopefully find them to be congruent, meaning that they all point in the same direction.
Mr Duman, the Iraq analyst, said that the interests of Washington and Ankara in Baghdad were "congruent".
The possible problem here is: "congruent" as interpreted by whom, exactly?
Half of these trials thus contained 'congruent' types of stimuli, the other half contained 'incongruent' types.
"congruent" with and "proportional" to the problem as Congress examined it in 2006.