convergence convergence  /kən ˈvɜr dʒəns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the occurrence of two or more things coming together
  2. (n) the approach of an infinite series to a finite limit
  3. (n) a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena
  4. (n) the act of converging (coming closer)

Usage(s):

  1. What makes that 1973 convergence so remarkable is that it was not just a Harmonic Convergence but an Inter-Related Convergence as well.
  2. It is not merely a product of convergence, technology's latest buzz word used to describe the combining of existing technologies.
  3. Horse rescue projects, which are mostly small, volunteer operations with limited land and resources, are feeling the consequences of this convergence of events.

News

  1. Enterprise Networking Week in Review: Speed and Collaboration

    June 10 - 14: Network speeds, collaboration platforms, OSI layer convergence, and more.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Enterprise Networking Planet

  2. Cannes Lions Attracts Slate of Entertainment and Social Media Executives

    Newer participants in the festival reflect the growing convergence of entertainment and digital media. read more        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

  3. Worldwide PCIe SSD Market Prospects Discussed in In-Demand GIA Report Now Available at MarketPublishers.com

    A key transformational development in the storage industry is the convergence of PCIe and solid state drives . The worldwide market for PCIe SSD is forecast to reach 3.5mn units by end-2018, driven by a growing number of IOPS in data heavy applications, increased adoption in low-end deployments in SMBs and development of unified standards.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "In such an accident, there is not one cause," EADS CEO Louis Gallois said in comments held for release Sunday. "It's the convergence of different causes creating such an accident."
    on Jun 14, 2009 By: Louis Gallois Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Iraq is the convergence point for two of the greatest threats to America in this new century: Al Qaeda and Iran," Bush said, speaking at the White House to an audience that included Vice President Dick Cheney, the secretaries of state and...
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Every citizen of this planet must have an equal share of the planetary atmospheric space. Long-term convergence of per capita emissions is therefore the only equitable basis for a global compact on climate change," Singh said, once again,...
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Calcutta Telegraph

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