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Princeton's WordNet

  1. convergencenoun

    the occurrence of two or more things coming together

  2. convergence, convergencynoun

    the approach of an infinite series to a finite limit

  3. overlap, convergence, intersectionnoun

    a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena

    "there was no overlap between their proposals"

  4. convergence, converging, convergencynoun

    the act of converging (coming closer)


  1. convergencenoun

    The act of moving toward union or uniformity.

    The convergence or divergence of the rays falling on the pupil. uE000151409uE001 Berkeley.

  2. convergencenoun

    A meeting place.

    We built a homestead at the convergence of two rivers

  3. convergencenoun

    The intersection of three electron beams for red, green and blue onto a single pixel in a CRT.

  4. convergencenoun

    The process of approaching some limiting value.

  5. convergencenoun

    The coordinated focusing of the eyes, especially at short range.

  6. convergencenoun

    The evolution of similar structures or traits in unrelated species in similar environments; convergent evolution.

  7. convergencenoun

    The merging of distinct technologies, industries, or devices into a unified whole.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Convergencenoun

    alt. of Convergency


  1. CONvergence

    CONvergence is a 6,668 member fan run speculative literature convention held annually on the first full weekend in July in Minnesota, United States. Speculative fiction includes the science fiction, fantasy, alternative history, and horror genres. The convention began in 1999 at the Bloomington Radisson South Hotel and continues to be held every year at the same location, known through 2011 as the Sheraton Bloomington. CONvergence 2011 was the final event for the Sheraton before its rebranding as Doubletree by Hilton Bloomington – Minneapolis South on July 12, 2012. This location has been used by local fan organizations for a variety of conventions, including Minicon, Anime Detour, and MarsCon.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. convergence

    See convergence factor; grid convergence; grid convergence factor; map convergence.


  1. Convergence

    the approaching or drawing together at tips.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Convergence in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Convergence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Convergence in a Sentence

  1. Angela Gittens:

    In previous years there was a marked divergence in growth between airports located in emerging markets and those in advanced economies. That is, the mature markets of North America and Europe experienced modest growth levels whereas the major emerging economies such as BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) posted significant gains year after year, however, Europe and North America have rebounded in 2014, which resulted in a form of convergence in growth rates across the regions.

  2. Stephane Richard:

    Looking to the future, we have strategic issues around convergence.

  3. Graham Brookie:

    There's been a convergence across the conspiracy-minded communities that don't typically talk to each other.

  4. Richard Butler:

    This is an example of evolutionary convergence, where distantly related groups evolve to look alike because they live in similar environments.

  5. Mattia Toaldo:

    I see the two non-votes as a convergence of the hardliners in both camps to preserve to status quo.

Images & Illustrations of Convergence

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    • A. omnifarious
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    • C. adscripted
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