# congruence

• 1Congruence — 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 …

Wikipedia

• 2congruence — [ 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 …

Encyclopédie Universelle

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

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• 4congruence — I noun accord, accordance, acquiescence, adjustment, affinity, agreement, coherence, coincidence, common feature, compatibility, compliance, concert, concordance, conformance, conformity, congeniality, congruity, consensus, consistency,&#8230; …

Law dictionary

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

Etymology dictionary

• 6congruence — [käŋ′gro͞o əns, kän′gro͞o əns; kən gro͞o′əns] n. [ME &LT; 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&#8230; …

English World dictionary

• 7Congruence — 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&#8230; …

Wikipédia en Français

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

Combinatory dictionary

• 9congruence — [[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 …

English dictionary

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

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