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congruent

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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
Wyndham Lewis
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English

Etymology

Middle English, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] congruēns, present participle of congruere (to meet together, agree).

Adjective

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  1. Corresponding in character.
  2. harmonious
  3. (mathematics) Having a difference divisible by a modulus.
  4. (mathematics) Coinciding exactly when superimposed.

Usage notes

  • In mathematics, this adjective can be used in phrases like "A and B are congruent", "A is congruent to B", and, less commonly, "A is congruent with B".

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