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congruent

adjective /kənˈɡru·ənt, ˈkɑŋˌɡru·ənt/ ( symbol )
geometry having the same size and shape, or matching in size and shape: congruent figuresCongruent 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
noun [U] /kənˈɡru·əns, ˈkɑŋˌɡru·əns/ geometry
Translations of “congruent”
in Spanish congruente…
in French congruent…
in German übereinstimmend…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數學圖形)全等的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数学图形)全等的…
(Definition of congruent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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