- the contraction of a vector field.
- a measure of this.
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OTHER WORDS FROM convergencenon·con·ver·gence, nounnon·con·ver·gen·cy, nounre·con·ver·gence, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for convergence
The convergence of these signs lit Morris up like a firecracker.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Republican political operatives say the gains the GOP is set to make are due to a convergence of causes.
But regardless of their different lenses, she said, “there seems to be a convergence of interests” between the two sides.
However frightful Nader found it, the concept intrigued him that “convergence” could be found among disparate groups.Ralph Nader and Grover Norquist: Washington’s Most Unlikely Bromance|Eleanor Clift|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Convergence is also gathering force in a shared revulsion for the consequences of the war on drugs.
That which first attracted his attention was the convergence of the massive walls to the southeast.Deerfoot in The Mountains|Edward S. Ellis
In the metropolis of commerce the point of convergence was the Exchange; in the metropolis of fashion the Palace.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
A result seems attainable by means of simple tenotomy on both sides, which is expressed by prism 20° in the trial of convergence.Schweigger on Squint|C. Schweigger
In other words, the original series may legitimately be differentiated at any interior point z0 of its circle of convergence.
Yet this convergence follows from the physical properties of light and a lens, and is physically demonstrated in a camera.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey