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convergence
1. The action or fact of converging; movement directed toward or terminating in the same point (called the point of convergence).
2. The tending of two or more objects toward a common point.
3. The direction of the visual lines to a near point.
4. In meteorology, the accumulation of air in a region caused by converging winds and resulting in upward air-currents.
5. Coming or drawing together; concurrence of operations, effects, etc.
6. In biology, the tendency in diverse or allied animals or plants to assume similar characteristics under like conditions of environment.
This entry is located in the following unit: verg-, -vergent, -vergence + (page 1)
Word Entries containing the term: “convergence
Arctic Convergence
The ill-defined polar convergence zone of the Northern Hemisphere.
This entry is located in the following unit: arcto-, arct- + (page 1)
electrostatic-convergence principle
The principle of electron-beam convergence through the use of an electrostatic field.
This entry is located in the following unit: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 87)