convergent convergent  /kən ˈvɜr dʒənt/


  • (adj) tending to come together from different directions


  1. Earthquakes can't be stopped; they are a natural process that occurs when too much stress builds up between convergent tectonic plates under the Earth's surface.
  2. So at several levels there were divergent agendas with convergent results.
  3. Next daya hot day they moiled over discontinuous functions, convergent series, polar coordinates, second derivations.



  1. "There is a great deal of coherent, convergent evidence pointing to the existence of a system of 'relocation' or 'outsourcing' of torture," Marty said in a report presented to the Council of Europe, the human rights watchdog investigating the...
    on Jan 24, 2006 By: Dick Marty Source: FOXNews

  2. "Operators are quickly moving towards convergent charging and billing solutions to enhance their relationship with consumers, improve cost efficiency and limit financial risk," Ericsson's Chief Executive Carl-Henric Svanberg said in a statement....
    on Jun 5, 2007 By: Carl-Henric Svanberg Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The Australian Government takes very seriously its responsibility to protect Australian citizens, particularly children, from exposure to illegal and highly offensive content delivered over convergent devices such as mobile handsets, and also over...
    on May 9, 2007 By: Sussan Ley Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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