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# Congruent vs. Proportional

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Corresponding in character; congruous

Harmonious.

Having a difference divisible by a modulus.

Coinciding exactly when superimposed.

Satisfying a congruence relation.

At a constant ratio (to). Two arithmetically to the first. Symbol: ∝.

In proportion (to), proportionate.

Of a typeface, having characters with natural (non-uniform) width (in contrast to monospace typefaces).

• Proportional (noun)

A proportion.

Wiktionary

Possessing congruity; suitable; agreeing; corresponding.

Having a due proportion, or comparative relation; being in suitable proportion or degree; as, the parts of an edifice are proportional.

Relating to, or securing, proportion.

Constituting a proportion; having the same, or a constant, ratio; as, proportional quantities; momentum is proportional to quantity of matter.

• Proportional (noun)

Any number or quantity in a proportion; as, a mean proportional.

• Proportional (noun)

The combining weight or equivalent of an element.

Webster Dictionary

corresponding in character or kind

coinciding when superimposed

• Proportional (noun)

one of the quantities in a mathematical proportion

properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to';

"punishment oughtt to be proportional to the crime"

"earnings relative to production"

increasing as the amount taxed increases

Princeton's WordNet