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# Non-congruence

[kong-groo-uh ns, kuh n-groo-, kuh ng-] /ˈkɒŋ gru əns, kənˈgru-, kəŋ-/

noun
1.
the quality or state of agreeing or corresponding.
2.
Mathematics. a relation between two numbers indicating that the numbers give the same remainder when divided by some given number.
Compare (def 4b).
/ˈkɒŋɡrʊəns/
noun
1.
the quality or state of corresponding, agreeing, or being congruent
2.
(maths) 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 x ≡ y (mod n), as in 25 ≡ 11 (mod 7)
n.

mid-15c., from Latin congruentia “agreement, harmony, congruity,” from congruentem (nominative congruens), present participle of congruere “to come together” (see congruent). Related: Congruency.

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• Noncongruent

[kong-groo-uh nt, kuh n-groo-, kuh ng-] /ˈkɒŋ gru ənt, kənˈgru-, kəŋ-/ adjective 1. agreeing; accordant; congruous. 2. Mathematics. of or relating to two numbers related by a . 3. Geometry. coinciding at all points when superimposed: congruent triangles. /ˈkɒŋɡrʊənt/ adjective 1. agreeing; corresponding; congruous 2. having identical shapes so that all parts correspond: congruent triangles […]

• Non-congruent

[kong-groo-uh nt, kuh n-groo-, kuh ng-] /ˈkɒŋ gru ənt, kənˈgru-, kəŋ-/ adjective 1. agreeing; accordant; congruous. 2. Mathematics. of or relating to two numbers related by a . 3. Geometry. coinciding at all points when superimposed: congruent triangles. /ˈkɒŋɡrʊənt/ adjective 1. agreeing; corresponding; congruous 2. having identical shapes so that all parts correspond: congruent triangles […]

• Non-congruous

[kong-groo-uh s] /ˈkɒŋ gru əs/ adjective 1. exhibiting harmony of parts. 2. appropriate or fitting. /ˈkɒŋɡrʊəs/ adjective 1. corresponding or agreeing 2. suitable; appropriate adj. c.1600, from Latin stem congru- (see congruent) + -ous.

• Non-conjugal

[kon-juh-guh l] /ˈkɒn dʒə gəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of marriage: conjugal vows. 2. pertaining to the relation between marriage partners. /ˈkɒndʒʊɡəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to marriage or the relationship between husband and wife: conjugal rights adj. 1540s, from Middle French conjugal (13c.), from Latin coniugalis “relating to marriage,” from […]

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