congruence

  • 1 Congruence — is the state achieved by coming together, the state of agreement. The Latin congruō meaning “I meet together, I agree”. As an abstract term, congruence means similarity between objects. Congruence, as opposed to equivalence or approximation, is a …

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  • 2 congruence — [ kɔ̃gryɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1771; « convenance » XVe; de congru 1 ♦ Math. Égalité de figures géométriques (dites congruentes). ⇒ énantiomorphe. Congruence de droites : famille de droites à deux paramètres. Congruence sur un ensemble E muni d une loi de …

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  • 3 Congruence — Con gru*ence, n. [L. congruentia: cf. OF. cornguence.] Suitableness of one thing to another; agreement; consistency. Holland. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 congruence — I noun accord, accordance, acquiescence, adjustment, affinity, agreement, coherence, coincidence, common feature, compatibility, compliance, concert, concordance, conformance, conformity, congeniality, congruity, consensus, consistency,… …

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  • 5 congruence — mid 15c., from L. congruentia agreement, harmony, congruity, from congruentem (nom. congruens), prp. of congruere to come together (see CONGRUENT (Cf. congruent)). Related: Congruency …

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  • 6 congruence — [käŋ′gro͞o əns, kän′gro͞o əns; kən gro͞o′əns] n. [ME < L congruentia: see CONGRUENT] 1. the state or quality of being in agreement; correspondence; harmony 2. Geom. the property of a plane or solid figure whereby it coincides with another… …

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  • 7 Congruence — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Derrière le terme de congruence se cachent des notions semblables mais de niveaux d abstraction différents. Historiquement, la notion de congruence sur… …

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  • 8 congruence — n. (formal or technical) congruence with * * * [ kɒŋgrʊəns] (formal or technical) congruence with …

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  • 9 congruence — [[t]kɒ̱ŋgruəns[/t]] N UNCOUNT: also a N, usu N between pl n Congruence is when two things are similar or fit together well. [FORMAL] ...a necessary congruence between political, cultural and economic forces …

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  • 10 congruence — kongruencija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. congruence vok. Kongruenz, f rus. конгруэнция, f pranc. congruence, f …

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  • 11 congruence — palyginimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. comparison; congruence; equality matching; matching vok. Gegenüberstellung, f; Kongruenz, f; Vergleich, m rus. сопоставление, n; сравнение, n pranc. comparaison, f …

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  • 12 congruence — kongruencija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Kopuliaciniai ryšiai, susidarę rūšies ribose kaip vienalytė sistema. atitikmenys: angl. congruence vok. Kongruenz, f rus. конгруенция, f …

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  • 13 congruence — congruent ► ADJECTIVE 1) in agreement or harmony. 2) Geometry (of figures) identical in form. DERIVATIVES congruence noun. ORIGIN from Latin congruere agree, meet together …

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  • 14 congruence — noun Date: 15th century 1. the quality or state of agreeing, coinciding, or being congruent 2. a statement that two numbers or geometric figures are congruent …

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  • 15 congruence — /kong grooh euhns, keuhn grooh , keuhng /, n. 1. the quality or state of agreeing or corresponding. 2. Math. a relation between two numbers indicating that the numbers give the same remainder when divided by some given number. Cf. residue (def.… …

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  • 16 congruence — noun a) The quality of agreeing or corresponding; being suitable and appropriate. b) a relation between two numbers indicating they give the same remainder when divided by some given number Syn …

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  • 17 congruence — (kon gru an s ) s. f. Ancien terme de géométrie. Égalité de deux figures.    Terme d arithmétique. Relation entre deux nombres, telle que leur différence est un multiple d un troisième nombre dit module. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Congruent …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 18 congruence — Synonyms and related words: accord, accordance, affinity, agreement, assent, chorus, coequality, coherence, coincidence, compatibility, concert, concord, concordance, conformance, conformation, conformity, congeniality, congruency, congruity,… …

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  • 19 congruence — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act or state of agreeing or conforming: accordance, agreement, chime, conformance, conformation, conformity, congruity, correspondence, harmonization, harmony, keeping. See AGREE …

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  • 20 congruence — con·gru·ence || kÉ’Å‹grÊŠÉ™ns n. state of agreement, accord …

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