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congruent


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Congruent  \Con"gru*ent\,  a.  [L.  congruens,  p.  pr  of  congruere: 
  cf  F.  congruent.] 
  Possessing  congruity;  suitable;  agreeing;  corresponding. 
 
  The  congruent  and  harmonious  fitting  of  parts  in  a 
  sentence.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  {Congruent  figures}  (Geom.),  concurring  figures. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  congruent 
  adj  1:  corresponding  in  character  or  kind  [syn:  {congruous}]  [ant: 
  {incongruous}] 
  2:  (geometry)  coinciding  when  superimposed  [ant:  {incongruent}] 




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