Con*verge", v. t. To cause to tend to one point; to cause to incline and approach nearer together.
I converge its rays to a focus of dazzling brilliancy.Tyndall.
Con*ver"gen*cy(?) }, n. [Cf. F. convergence.] 1. The condition or quality of converging; tendency to one point; the occurrence of two or more things coming together.
(Math.) the approach of an infinite series to a finite limit.
Syn. -- convergency.
3. a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena.
Syn. -- overlap, intersection.
4. the act of converging (coming closer).
Syn. -- converging, convergency.
(Biol.) a similarity of form or function in two or more organisms caused by evolutionary adaptations to a similarity in the environment, rather than to a common heredity.
The convergence or divergence of the rays falling on the pupil.Berkeley.
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