- (geometry) coinciding when superimposedFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=congruent
Equilateral, equal, exactly the same size and shape. See also: Congruent Figures.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/c/o/congruent/source.html
Having the same size and shape
The triangles are congruent.
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[ Latin congruens
, present participle of congruere
: confer French congruent
.] Possessing congruity; suitable; agreeing; corresponding. « The congruent
and harmonious fitting of parts in a sentence. B. Jonson.
» Congruent fi...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/137
coinciding when superimposedFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=congruent
• (a.) Possessing congruity; suitable; agreeing; corresponding.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/congruent/
In the case of geometric figures, having exactly the same shape and size.Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/C/congruent.html
In geometry, having the same shape and size (and area), as applied to two-dimensional or solid figures. With plane congruent figures, one figure will fit on top of the other exactly, though this may first require rotation, translation, or reflection of one of the figuresFound on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0006656.html
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