Congruence

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Congruence Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    congruence n : the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate [syn: congruity, congruousness] [ant: incongruity, incongruity]
Congruence Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Congruence \Con"gru*ence\, n. [L. congruentia: cf. OF. cornguence.] Suitableness of one thing to another; agreement; consistency. --Holland.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Congruence'


Congruence is the state achieved by coming together, the state of agreement. The Latin congruere means to come together or agree. As an abstract term, congruence means similarity between objects. Congruence, as opposed to equivalence or approximation, is a relation which implies a kind of equivalence, though not complete equivalence.

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