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Meaning of CONVERGING

Pronunciation:  kunv'urjing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of converging (coming closer)
 

CONVERGING is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: convergence, convergency
 
 See Also: coming together, connection, connexion, joining, meeting, merging

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*ver"ging\, a.
Tending to one point; approaching each other; convergent; as,
converging lines. --Whewell.

{Converging rays}(Opt.), rays of light, which, proceeding
   from different points of an object, tend toward a single
   point.

{Converging series} (Math.), a series in which if an
   indefinitely great number of terms be taken, their sum
   will become indefinitely near in value to a fixed
   quantity, which is called the sum of the series; --
   opposed to a {diverging} series.

 

 

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