
Definition of Congruence
1. Noun. The quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate.
Generic synonyms: Harmoniousness, Harmony
Derivative terms: Congruent, Congruent, Congruous, Congruous, Congruous, Congruous
Antonyms: Incongruity, Incongruousness
Definition of Congruence
1. n. Suitableness of one thing to another; agreement; consistency.
Definition of Congruence
1. Noun. The quality of agreeing or corresponding; being suitable and appropriate. ¹
2. Noun. (context: mathematics number theory) a relation between two numbers indicating they give the same remainder when divided by some given number ¹
3. Noun. (context: mathematics geometry) being isometric — roughly, the same size and shape ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Congruence
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Literary usage of Congruence
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1. Projective Geometry by Oswald Veblen, John Wesley Young (1918)
"congruence through each point of a directrix. Any collineation F which carries
each directrix of the congruence into itself effects a ..."
2. An Introduction to the Study of Language by Leonard Bloomfield (1914)
"congruence. Another expression of syntactic relations is the phenomenon of
congruence, which we have several times met (pp. 128, ff.). ..."
3. A Treatise on the Line Complex by Charles Minshall Jessop (1903)
"Order and class of a congruence. A set of oo' , lines, such that any two given
conditions determine a definite i finite number of lines of the set, ..."
4. The Elements of the Theory of Algebraic Numbers by Legh Wilber Reid (1910)
"This gives us another method of determining all the incongruent roots of any
given congruence with prime modulus. The congruence 2) will always have as many ..."
5. The Collected Mathematical Papers of Arthur Cayley by Arthur Cayley (1896)
"Other forms of quartic surface might be referred to. congruences and Complexes.
13. A congruence is a doubly infinite system of lines. ..."
6. The New Haven Mathematical Colloquium: Lectures Delivered Before Members of by Eliakim Hastings Moore, Ernest Julius Wilczynski, Max Mason (1910)
"It is possible, nevertheless, to find two families of oo2 nondevelopable surfaces
of the congruence F each of which has one of the branches of its ..."
7. Report of the Annual Meeting (1861)
"When a table of indices for the prime p has been constructed, the resolution of
every binomial congruence, if it be resoluble ..."
8. The Foundations of Geometry by David Hilbert (1902)
"Axioms IV, 13 contain statements concerning the congruence of segments of a ...
Axioms IV, 4, 5 contain statements relating to the congruence of angles. ..."