Meaning of CONGRUENT in English

CONGRUENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ kən-ˈgrü-ənt, ˈkäŋ-grü-ənt ]

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 divisible by a given modulus

12 is congruent to 2 (modulo 5) since 12-2=2·5

• con·gru·ent·ly adverb

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