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

Definitions

noun

  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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