from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Tending to one point; approaching each other; convergent.
  • adjective (Opt.) rays of light, which, proceeding from different points of an object, tend toward a single point.
  • adjective (Math.) a series in which if an indefinitely great number of terms be taken, their sum will become indefinitely near in value to a fixed quantity, which is called the sum of the series; -- opposed to a diverging series.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective approaching each other at a point; convergent.
  • verb Present participle of converge.

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

  • noun the act of converging (coming closer)


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