convergent plate boundary
A tectonic boundary where two plates are moving toward each other. If the two plates are of equal density, they usually push up against each other, forming a mountain chain. If they are of unequal density, one plate usually sinks beneath the other in a subduction zone. The western coast of South America and the Himalayan Mountains are convergent plate boundaries. Also called active margin, collision zone. See more at tectonic boundary. Compare divergent plate boundary.
- Convergent strabismus
convergent strabismus n. See esotropia.
- Convergent technologies
company A company formed by a small group of people who left Intel Corporation in 1979. Convergent Technologies’ first product was the IWS (Integrated Workstation) based on the Intel 8086, which ran Convergent Technologies Operating System – their first operating system. Unisys bought Convergent Technologies in 1988. [Who bought/merged with who and when?] (1998-04-03)
- Convergent thinking
noun 1. (psychol) analytical, usually deductive, thinking in which ideas are examined for their logical validity or in which a set of rules is followed, e.g. in arithmetic
[kuh n-vurj] /kənˈvɜrdʒ/ 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. verb (used with object), converged, converging. 4. to cause to converge. /kənˈvɜːdʒ/ verb 1. to […]