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congruentadjective

uk   /ˈkɒŋ.ɡru.ənt/  us   /ˈkɑːŋ-/ specialized
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congruentadjective

 /kənˈɡru·ənt, ˈkɑŋˌɡru·ənt/ (symbol )
geometry 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
noun [U]  /kənˈɡru·əns, ˈkɑŋˌɡru·əns/ geometry
(Definition of congruent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “congruent”
in Spanish congruente…
in Vietnamese đồng dạng…
in Malaysian kongruen…
in Thai มีรูปและขนาดเดียวกัน…
in French congruent…
in German übereinstimmend…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数学图形)全等的…
in Indonesian kongruen, sebangun…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數學圖形)全等的…
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