CONGRUITY

, in Geometry, is applied to lines and figures, which exactly correspond when laid over one another; as having the same terms, or bounds. It is assumed, as an axiom, that those things are equal and similar, between which there is a congruity. Euclid, and most geometricians after him, demonstrate great part of their elements from the principle of congruity: though Leibnitz and Wolfius substitute the notion of Similitude instead of that of congruity.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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CONDENSER
CONDUCTOR
CONE
CONFIGURATION
CONGELATION
* CONGRUITY
CONIC Sections
CONICS
CONJUNCTION
CONOID
CONON (of Samos)