convergent

[ kuh n-vur-juh nt ]
/ kənˈvɜr dʒənt /

adjective

characterized by convergence; tending to come together; merging.

Origin of convergent

First recorded in 1720–30, convergent is from the Late Latin word convergent- (stem of convergēns, present participle of convergere). See converge, -ent

Related forms

con·ver·gent·ly, adverbnon·con·ver·gent, adjectiveun·con·ver·gent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for convergent

convergent

/ (kənˈvɜːdʒənt) /

adjective

(of two or more lines, paths, etc) moving towards or meeting at some common point
(of forces, ideas, etc) tending towards the same result; merging
maths (of an infinite series) having a finite limit
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