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congruence (ˈkɒŋɡrʊəns Pronunciation for congruence or congruency (ˈkɒŋɡrʊənsɪ Pronunciation for congruency



  1. the quality or state of corresponding, agreeing, or being congruent
  2. (mathematics) the relationship between two integers, x and y, such that their difference, with respect to another positive integer called the modulus, n, is a multiple of the modulus. Usually written xy (mod n), as in 2511 ( mod 7)

Example Sentences Including 'congruence'

But at this time of year, if at no other, there is a sort of congruence between makers and spectators.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
I must admit that there has been a greater congruence of ideas between the government and the central bank in recent times.
Business Today (1997)
Personal congruence We have already mentioned the three types of congruence.
O'Connor, Joseph & Seymour, John Training with N.L.P.
The congruence of sensuality and food makes them wriggle collectively as if someone had dropped cake crumbs in the nation's beds.
Glasgow Herald (2001)


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