congruent (ˈkɒŋɡrʊənt) | |
—adj | |
1. | agreeing; corresponding; congruous |
2. | Compare similar having identical shapes so that all parts correspond: congruent triangles |
3. | of or concerning two integers related by a congruence |
[C15: from Latin congruere to meet together, agree] | |
'congruently | |
—adv |
congruent (kŏng'gr-ənt, kən-gr'ənt) Pronunciation Key
Relating to geometric figures that have the same size and shape. Two triangles are congruent, for example, if their sides are of the same length and their internal angles are of the same measure. |