non-congruent

congruent

[kong-groo-uhnt, kuhn-groo-, kuhng-]
adjective
1.
agreeing; accordant; congruous.
2.
Mathematics. of or pertaining to two numbers related by a congruence.
3.
Geometry. coinciding at all points when superimposed: congruent triangles.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin congruent- (stem of congruēns, present participle of congruere to come together, fit in, agree), equivalent to con- con- + -gru- base of uncertain meaning (attested only in this v. and ingruere to fall upon) + -ent- -ent

congruently, adverb
noncongruent, adjective
noncongruently, adverb

congruous, congruent, incongruous, incongruent.
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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

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congruent
mid-15c., from L. congruentem (nom. congruens), prp. of congruere "to come together, agree, correspond with," from com- "with" + *gruere, *ruere "fall, rush."
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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.
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