congruent

  • 1 congruent — CONGRUÉNT, Ă, congruenţi, te, adj. 1. Care concordă, care coincide; corespunzător, coincident, echivalent. 2. (Despre numere întregi) Care dau acelaşi rest la împărţirea cu un număr întreg. 3. (Despre figuri geometrice) Care sunt egale sau care… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 congruent — congruent, ente [ kɔ̃gryɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • v. 1510; lat. congruens, p. prés. de congruere → congru 1 ♦ Qui convient, qui s applique bien. ⇒ adéquat. Idée congruente à la situation. 2 ♦ (1771) Math. Figures congruentes, égales (⇒ congruence) . ●… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Congruent — (v. lat.), 1) gleich u. ähnlich; 2) in der Mathematik sind congruent a) zwei geometrische Größen, die man sich so auf einander gelegt denken kann, daß die Grenzender einen überall mit den Grenzen der anderen zusammenfallen, daß sie sich decken.… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 4 Congruent — Con gru*ent, a. [L. congruens, p. pr. of congruere: cf. F. congruent.] Possessing congruity; suitable; agreeing; corresponding. [1913 Webster] The congruent and harmonious fitting of parts in a sentence. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] {Congruent… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Congruent — Congruent, lat., übereinstimmend, passend. Congruenz, in der Mathematik die Uebereinstimmung zweier Größen; in der Geometrie sind congruente Figuren einander gleich und ähnlich (Zeichen ≅), in der Arithmetik sind 2 Figuren in Beziehung auf eine… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 6 congruent — [käŋ′gro͞oənt, kän′gro͞oənt] adj. [ME < L congruens, prp. of congruere, to come together, correspond, agree < com , with + * gruere, ruere, to fall: see RUIN] 1. in agreement; corresponding; harmonious 2. Geom. of figures, having identical… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 congruent — index coequal, coextensive, commensurate, concerted, concordant, congruous, conjoint, consensual, consonan …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 congruent — congruent, ente (kon gru an, an t ) adj. Qui convient à. •   Que dites vous de ma petite oie [sorte d ajustement] ? La trouvez vous congruente à l habit ?, MOL. Les préc. 10. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. congruens, part. prés. de congruere …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 congruent — early 15c., suitable, proper, from L. congruentem (nom. congruens) agreeing, fit, suitable, prp. of congruere, lit. to come together, agree, correspond with, from com with (see COM (Cf. com )) + a lost verb *gruere, *ruere fall, rush, perhaps… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 congruent — [adj] agreeable, harmonious coinciding, compatible, concurring, conforming, consistent, corresponding, identical, in agreement; concept 563 Ant. disagreeable, incongruent, unharmonious …

    New thesaurus

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

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 congruent — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin congruent , congruens, present participle of congruere Date: 15th century 1. congruous 2. superposable so as to be coincident throughout 3. having the difference …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 congruent — congruently, adv. /kong grooh euhnt, keuhn grooh , keuhng /, adj. 1. agreeing; accordant; congruous. 2. Math. of or pertaining to two numbers related by a congruence. 3. Geom. coinciding at all points when superimposed: congruent triangles. [1375 …

    Universalium

  • 14 congruent — adj. (formal or technical) congruent to, with * * * with (formal or technical) congruent to …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 congruent — [[t]kɒ̱ŋgruənt[/t]] ADJ: usu v link ADJ, usu ADJ with n If one thing is congruent with another thing, they are similar or fit together well. [FORMAL] The interests of landowners were by no means congruent with those of industrial capitalists …

    English dictionary

  • 16 congruent — con•gru•ent [[t]ˈkɒŋ gru ənt, kənˈgru , kəŋ [/t]] adj. 1) agreeing; accordant; congruous 2) math. of or pertaining to two numbers related by a congruence 3) math. (of geometric figures) coinciding at all points when superimposed: congruent… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 congruent — con|gru|ent [ˈkɔŋgruənt US ˈka:ŋ ] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of congruere to come together, agree ] 1.) formal fitting together well 2.) technical congruent ↑triangles are the same size and shape >congruence n …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 congruent — con|gru|ent [ kaŋgruənt ] adjective 1. ) VERY FORMAL similar to or appropriate for something 2. ) TECHNICAL congruent shapes are exactly the same size and shape ╾ con|gru|ence noun uncount …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 congruent — [15] Etymologically, triangles that are congruent ‘come together’ or ‘agree’ – that is, are similar. The word comes from congruēns, the present participle of Latin congruere ‘come together, meet, agree’. This was a compound verb formed from the… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 20 congruent — [ kɒŋgrʊənt] adjective 1》 in agreement or harmony. 2》 Geometry (of figures) identical in form. Derivatives congruence noun congruency noun congruently adverb Origin ME: from L. congruent , congruere agre …

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