Definitions for: Convergence


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



Webster (1913) 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.

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

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