[kuh n-vurj] /kənˈvɜrdʒ/
verb (used without object), converged, converging.
to tend to meet in a point or line; incline toward each other, as lines that are not parallel.
to tend to a common result, conclusion, etc.
verb (used with object), converged, converging.
to cause to converge.
to move or cause to move towards the same point: crowds converged on the city
to meet or cause to meet; join
(intransitive) (of opinions, effects, etc) to tend towards a common conclusion or result
(intransitive) (maths) (of an infinite series or sequence) to approach a finite limit as the number of terms increases
(intransitive) (of animals and plants during evolutionary development) to undergo convergence
1690s, from Late Latin convergere “to incline together” from com- “together” (see com-) + vergere “to bend” (see verge (v.)). Related: Converged; converging.
- Converged network
networking A single network that can carry voice, video and data. (2007-06-07)
[kuh n-vur-juh ns] /kənˈvɜr dʒəns/ noun 1. an act or instance of converging. 2. a convergent state or quality. 3. the degree or point at which lines, objects, etc., converge. 4. Ophthalmology. a coordinated turning of the eyes to bear upon a near point. 5. Physics. 6. Meteorology. a net flow of air into a […]
- Convergence excess
convergence excess n. That condition in which an esophoria or esotropia is greater for near vision than for far vision.
- Convergence insufficiency
convergence insufficiency n. The condition in which an esophoria or esotropia is greater for far vision than for near vision.