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convergent boundary

noun, Geology
1.
a major geologic discontinuity or suture marking the juncture of lithospheric plates that have been joined by plate tectonics.
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  • At a convergent boundary plates crash into each other.
  • On a smaller scale, the velocity data observed by the radar in the vicinity of the tornadoes showed a similar convergent boundary.

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