from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. approaching each other at a point; convergent.
  • v. Present participle of converge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to one point; approaching each other; convergent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to meet in a point; in general, approaching each other.
  • Capable of causing convergence: as, a converging lens.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of converging (coming closer)


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  • You must have guessed by now, though, that to my mind they seem counter-productive in converging financial markets.

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  • In the bigger picture, EUR/GBP is still bounded inside medium term converging range between RSS Feed

  • Contrary to those believing "Science is a process, NOT a consensus", consensus is very much part of the scientific process as data and models begin converging.

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  • In China's 12th five-year plan for economic and social development, one can also find the phrase "expanding converging interests."

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  • More recently, nanotechnology and so-called converging technologies have led to the establishment of what is called nanoethics (Allhoff et al. 2007).

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  • I said, availing of the apparent intra-personal deja vu, that is, the converging of the presents of our two minds into one idea, between Wagner and myself to cultivate a bit of sympathy in my difficult situation.

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  • But the converging, that is the pyramidal, shadow proceeds from a body that is smaller than the light, and the columnar from a body equal in size to the light, and the spreading shadow from a body larger than the light; &c.

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  • Berliner Zeitung in which he threw water on the idea of converging a cellphone and an iPod media player into a single device - basically what is now the iPhone. News

  • Although Cox has not disclosed many details about its wireless service, it has talked up the notion of converging applications, including messaging, onto its video and high-speed Internet platforms.

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