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converge
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/
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k
uh
n
vurj
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verb (used without object),
converged,
converging.
1.
to tend to meet in a point or
line
; incline toward each other, as lines that are not parallel.
2.
to tend to a common result, conclusion, etc.
3.
Mathematics
.
a.
(of a sequence) to have values eventually arbitrarily close to some number; to have a finite limit.
b.
(of an infinite series) to have a finite sum; to have a sequence of partial sums that converges.
c.
(of an improper integral) to have a finite value.
d.
(of a net) to be residually in every neighborhood of some point.
verb (used with object),
converged,
converging.
4.
to cause to converge.
Origin:
1685–95;
<
Late Latin
convergere
to incline together. See
con
,
verge
^{2}
Related forms
nonconverging,
adjective
reconverge,
verb (used without object),
reconverged,
reconverging.
unconverged,
adjective
unconverging,
adjective
Synonyms
1.
approach, focus, come together.
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Collins
World English Dictionary
converge
(kənˈvɜːdʒ)
—
vb
1.
to move or cause to move towards the same point:
crowds converged on the city
2.
to meet or cause to meet; join
3.
(
intr
) (of opinions, effects, etc) to tend towards a common conclusion or result
4.
(
intr
)
maths
(of an infinite series or sequence) to approach a finite limit as the number of terms increases
5.
(
intr
) (of animals and plants during evolutionary development) to undergo convergence
[C17: from Late Latin
convergere,
from Latin
com
together +
vergere
to incline]
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
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Etymonline
Word Origin & History
converge
1691, from L.L. convergere "to incline together" from com "together" + vergere "to bend" (see
verge
(v.)). Related: convergence (1713); convergent (mid18c.); converging (1776). Convergent evolution was in use among biologists by 1890.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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American Heritage
Science Dictionary
converge
(kənvûrj')
Pronunciation Key
To tend toward or approach an intersecting point.
In calculus, to approach a limit.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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Example sentences
The tracks of the squid and the whale
converge
, are lost as they move into the
band of fish, and pop out of the jumble.
At the police station the roads of the tramp and the tough again
converge
.
Upon him as a focus
converge
all rays of influence from the inclosing world.
Historical importance and giddy wonder
converge
in.
When you get closer, you see that each horizontal section is made up of two pieces that
converge
in a right angle.
Those fastapproaching limits will
converge
before lunch.
Where computers' processing ability and our intelligence will eventually
converge
is anyone's guess.
Speculators quickly root out opportunities, and prices
converge
.
Spirits writers and apocalyptic cults seem to
converge
on this point.
The circuitry of our brains does not all
converge
on one point where the essence of ourselves can sit and ruminate.
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