Saturday, September 14, 2013

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convergence

noun [kuhn-vur-juhns]

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.

a. The contraction of a vector field.

b. A measure of this.

Also, con·ver·gen·cy (for defs 1–3).

Origin:

1705–15; converg(ent) + -ence

Also, con·ver·gen·cy (for defs 1–3).

Related forms

non·con·ver·gence, noun

non·con·ver·gen·cy, nounre·con·ver·gence, noun

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