concordant

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Etymology[edit]

French concordant, from Latin concordans, present participle of concordare. See concord.

Adjective[edit]

concordant (comparative more concordant, superlative most concordant)

  1. Agreeing or harmonious; consistent (with).
    Synonyms: consonant, in keeping with
    • 1918, Jagdish Chandra Bose, Life Movement in Plants
      Even in the case of direct effect, different factors, such as light, temperature, turgor, and so on, are undergoing independent variations; it may thus happen that their reactions may sometimes be concordant and at other times discordant.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica
      Were every one employed in points concordant to their natures, professions, and arts, commonwealths would rise up of themselves.
  2. (geology) Intruding parallel to the bedding.
    • 1990, Neville J. Price & ‎John W. Cosgrove, Analysis of Geological Structures, →ISBN, page 60:
      Other forms of concordant intrusions, some of which will be commented upon in this chapter are shown in Fig. 3. 1(6).
  3. (mathematics) Preserving the sign.

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Verb[edit]

concordant

  1. present participle of concorder

Adjective[edit]

concordant (feminine singular concordante, masculine plural concordants, feminine plural concordantes)

  1. concordant

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