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Meaning of CONVERGENCE

Pronunciation:  kun'vurjuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of converging (coming closer)
  2. [n]  a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals"
  3. [n]  the approach of an infinite series to a finite limit
  4. [n]  the occurrence of two or more things coming together
 

CONVERGENCE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: convergency, convergency, converging, intersection, overlap
 
 Antonyms: divergence, divergency
 
 See Also: coming together, connection, connexion, crossroads, encounter, happening, interface, internal representation, joining, meeting, meeting, mental representation, merging, natural event, occurrence, representation, series

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*ver"gence\, Convergency \Con*ver"gen*cy\, n.
[Cf. F. convergence.]
The condition or quality of converging; tendency to one
point.

      The convergence or divergence of the rays falling on
      the pupil.                               --Berkeley.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the evolution of nonhomologous similarities in different evolutionary lines; the result of similarities in selective pressures.
 

 

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