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convergent

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adjective con·ver·gent \-jənt\

Definition of convergent

  1. 1 :  tending to move toward one point or to approach each other :  converging <convergent lines>

  2. 2 :  exhibiting convergence in form, function, or development <convergent evolution>

  3. 3 a of an improper integral :  having a value that is a real number b :  characterized by having the nth term or the sum of the first n terms approach a finite limit <a convergent sequence> <a convergent series>



Circa 1751

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circa 1751

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