› having the same
size
and
shape
, or
matching
in
size
and
shape
: congruent
figures
Congruent angles geometry › Congruent
angles
are
angles
that have the same
degree
measurement
. Congruent circles geometry › Congruent
circles
are
circles
that have the same
radius
(=
measurement
from the
center
to the
edge
). Congruent polygons geometry › Congruent
polygons
are
polygons
(=
flat
shapes
with three or more
sides
) in which the
matching
sides
are the same
length
and the
angles
have the same
degree
measurements
. Congruent segments geometry › Congruent
segments
are
segments
(=
parts
of a
line
) that are the same
length
. Congruent triangles geometry › Congruent
triangles
are
triangles
that
match
one of these
conditions
: all three
sides
have the same
length
; two
sides
and the
included
angle
are the same; two
angles
and the
included
side
are the same; or two
angles
and the
side
opposite
one of them are the same as those
parts
of the other
triangle
. congruence /kənˈɡru·əns, ˈkɑŋˌɡru·əns/ noun [U] geometry

(Definition of congruent adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary
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