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converge


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Converge  \Con*verge"\,  v.  t. 
  To  cause  to  tend  to  one  point;  to  cause  to  incline  and 
  approach  nearer  together. 
 
  I  converge  its  rays  to  a  focus  of  dazzling  brilliancy. 
  --Tyndall. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Converge  \Con*verge"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Converged};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Converging}.]  [Pref.  con-  +  L.  vergere  to  turn, 
  incline;  cf  F.  converger.  See  {Verge},  v.  i.] 
  To  tend  to  one  point;  to  incline  and  approach  nearer 
  together;  as  lines  converge. 
 
  The  mountains  converge  into  a  single  ridge. 
  --Jefferson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  converge 
  v  1:  be  adjacent  or  come  together;  "The  lines  converge  at  this 
  point"  [syn:  {meet}]  [ant:  {diverge},  {diverge}] 
  2:  in  mathematics:  approach  a  limit  as  the  number  of  terms 
  increases  without  limit  [ant:  {diverge}] 
  3:  move  or  draw  together  at  a  certain  location;  "The  crowd 
  converged  on  the  movie  star"  [ant:  {diverge}] 
  4:  come  together  so  as  to  form  a  single  product;  "Social  forces 
  converged  to  bring  the  Fascists  back  to  power" 




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