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- adj. That converges or focuses
- adj. A sequence in a metric space with metric d is convergent to a point , denoted as , if for every there is a natural number N such that for every : .
- n. the rational number obtained when a continued fraction has been terminated after a finite number of terms
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. tending to one point of focus; tending to approach each other; converging.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tending to meet or actually meeting in a point; approaching each other, as two lines; figuratively, tending to a common result, conclusion, etc.: as, convergent lines; convergent theories.
- n. A fraction expressing the approximate value of a continued fraction, when only some of the first incomplete quotients are used.
- In biology, illustrative of or duo to convergence; similar in structure but different in origin (polyphyletic).
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- adj. tending to come together from different directions
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