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convergent (kənˈvɜːdʒənt Pronunciation for convergent

Definitions

adjective

  1. (of two or more lines, paths, etc) moving towards or meeting at some common point
  2. (of forces, ideas, etc) tending towards the same result; merging
  3. (mathematics) (of an infinite series) having a finite limit

Example Sentences Including 'convergent'

But an unusual immune protein found in both species may be the latest example of convergent evolution.
New Scientist (1998)
On the whole the scientists he studied were more likely to be convergent in their thinking.
Siann, Gerda & Ugwuegbu, Denis C. E. Educational Psychology in a Changing World
Two convergent streets ran into the Odeonsplatz, with a connecting way between them not far from the Odeonsplatz itself.
Dare Call It Treason

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