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Word: converge

Definition: approach; tend to meet; come together


Sentences Containing 'converge'

According to Shipley, (a) and (y) have allophones that almost converge once they have centralized, (i) and (u) have allophones that barely centralize and drop slightly lower, approaching and [ʊ.
Also, the volval remnants of "A. ceciliae" converge at the base to form a ring-like zone, unlike "A. liquii".
Although no single Gospel gives an inclusive or definitive account of the resurrection of Jesus or his appearances, there are four points at which all four Gospels converge: Variants have to do with the precise time the women visited the tomb, the number and identity of the women; the purpose of their visit; the appearance of the messenger(s)—angelic or human; their message to the women; and the response of the women.
Although there is no central controlled vocabulary to constrain the actions of individual users, the distributions of tags that describe different resources have been shown to converge over time to stable power law distributions.
Although usually a solitary animal, in the breeding season large numbers of toads converge on certain breeding ponds, where the males compete to mate with the females.
As the ecumenical movement has sought to converge each denominational lectionary into a unified Revised Common Lectionary, Dr. Philip Pfatteicher sought to unify different saints calendars (among Protestants) by authoring the "New Book of Festivals and Commemorations: A Proposed Common Calendar of Saints", August 1, 2008.
At this point, the following muscles converge and are attached:
Coal companies have alleged that mined coal veins converge beneath the summit of Black Mountain and that the summit is prone to collapse.
Deathwish Inc., co-founded by Jacob Bannon of Converge, was one of these labels who reached out to the band.
Different kinds of modification would, also, serve for the same general purpose: as Mr. Wallace has remarked, "If a lens has too short or too long a focus, it may be amended either by an alteration of curvature, or an alteration of density; if the curvature be irregular, and the rays do not converge to a point, then any increased regularity of curvature will be an improvement.
Diorugoceras is very involute and smooth, with a compressed whorl section with broad, slightly convex flanks that converge toward a concave venter.
During this time, in Amalia's mind, spiritual and sexual impulses are seeming to converge.
Emerson was at the point where the lines of magnetic force converge when an earthquake plunged him into a deep crevice.
Euler noted that if there were only a finite number of primes, then the product on the right would clearly converge, contradicting the divergence of the harmonic series.
Har ki pauri is also the area where thousands of pilgrims converge and the festivities commence during the Kumbha Mela, which takes place every twelve years, and the Ardh Kumbh Mela, which takes place every six years and the Punjabi festival of Vaisakhi,a harvest festival occurring every year in the month of April . History.
His book-length internet manifesto "The Hedonistic Imperative" outlines how technologies such as genetic engineering, nanotechnology, pharmacology, and neurosurgery could potentially converge to eliminate all forms of unpleasant experience among human and non-human animals, replacing suffering with gradients of well-being, a project he refers to as "paradise engineering".
However, as either the sample size or the number of cells increases, "the power curves seem to converge to that based on the normal distribution".
If the long axes of these Carolina bays, as measured by Johnson (1942), are projected westward, they converge, neither in the Great Lakes nor Canada, but in the area of southeastern Indiana and southwestern Ohio.
If two species belonging to two distinct though allied genera, had both produced a large number of new and divergent forms, it is conceivable that these might approach each other so closely that they would have all to be classed under the same genus; and thus the descendants of two distinct genera would converge into one.
In 2010 the band announced that Profound Lore Records will release its fourth full length album, titled "Venerable", to be recorded August 2010 with Kurt Ballou of Converge.
In the first three days, the Intralase SBK eyes had better uncorrected vision and much less discomfort, but after the first week, visual acuity in the two sets of eyes began to converge.
It features the participation of several guest musicians, including Caleb Scofield (Cave In, Zozobra, Old Man Gloom), Nate Newton (Converge, Doomriders), Dwid Hellion (Integrity), Tomas Hallbom (Breach), Erik Kalsbeek (Textures) and musicians from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
It first advanced south along the Kalapanzin valley, then crossed a steep and jungle-covered mountain range to converge with the British 81st (West Africa) Division on Myohaung at the mouth of the Kaladan River.
It is incredible that the descendants of two organisms, which had originally differed in a marked manner, should ever afterwards converge so closely as to lead to a near approach to identity throughout their whole organisation.
It rises at the eastern foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains at Forks of Buffalo along U.S. Route 60 in Amherst County, where the North and South forks of the Buffalo River converge.
It's a nodal point where 6 roads converge to create a rather busy and yet laid back public square.
John Taggart, the time traveler from Tierney's "The Winds of Zarr" becomes involved with Simon of Gitta, as their separate quests converge toward a common goal of saving the very Earth.
Lieutenant-General James Stuart and the Bombay Army of 6,500 under his command advanced from Cannanore, aiming to cross the Western Ghats and converge at Seringapatam with the larger Madras Army advancing from the east. He then took up a defensive position on the Anglo-Mysore frontier to await further orders from General Harris, placing his right brigade in an advanced position at Seedaseer on 2 March so as to better receive Harris's orders.
near the centre of this area, between the field-banks, several hollowed tracks converge on a series of smaller enclosures which indicate the position of the main settlement.
New York State Route 21, New York State Route 53, and New York State Route 245 converge on the village, along with County Roads 33 and 36.
New York State Route 41 and New York State Route 90 converge on north-south highways New York State Route 281 and US Route 11 at Homer.
On Karnikotsava day, the devotees converge to the temple chanting "elukoti elukoti elukotigo... changmalo changmalo".
Once, Louis and Mortier were in position, Napoleon wanted them to converge on Kassel where they would extinguish the state of Hesse-Kassel.
Other bands that have influenced Rise Against include Descendents, Dead Kennedys, Refused, Fugazi, Against Me!, Jawbreaker, Dag Nasty, Converge, Millions of Dead Cops, Discharge, Gorilla Biscuits, Battery, Bad Religion, Lifetime, Operation Ivy, Social Distortion, The Offspring, and Nirvana.
Since the meridians converge at the poles, true east and west directions change rapidly in a condition similar to gimbal lock.
The bands converge at the root of the vermiform appendix.
The Centroceratidae, which range from the Middle Devonian to the Lower Permian, are characterized by gyroconic, evolute tarphyceraconic, and involute nautiliconic shells with compressed whorls, typically with a quadrangular whorl section in which the flanks converge on venter that is much narrower than the dorsum and ventral and umbilical shoulders are sharply angular, or rarely rounded.
The cross section may be faintly hexagonal from the effect of a median ridge on either flank, otherwise is tetragonal. Flanks converge from a broad dorsum to a narrow, barely convex venter.
The depressor anguli oris arises from the oblique line of the mandible, whence its fibres converge, to be inserted, by a narrow fasciculus, into the angle of the mouth.
The Gauley rises in the Monongahela National Forest on Gauley Mountain in Pocahontas County as three streams, the North, Middle, and South Forks, each of which flows across the southern extremity of Randolph County; they converge in Webster County.
The Molweni and Nkutu rivers converge to join 1 km outside the reserve, and some 2 km from the Umgeni.
The old and new routes converge on the Stans side of Stansstad, but little trace is left of the old route.
The plan was for all three columns to converge simultaneously on the Lakota hunting grounds and pin down the Indians between the approaching troops.
The story lines eventually converge into a climax in New Orleans, with a brief stop in another dimension.
The toads converge on certain ponds that they favour while avoiding other stretches of water that seem eminently suitable.
The two plotlines converge in the final scene, where Jed (one of the revolutionaries) accidentally kills both himself and the MP with plastic explosive.
The two processes converge in the instance of a port-in teleconversion, where an existing number is changed to one which is brought from another carrier.
These orbits come arbitrarily close to the initial point, but fail to ever converge to a periodic orbit.
Through Katrina's link to him, the Slayers learn that the seven other vampires are Masters as they converge on an old Spanish mission and soon Valek has the Cross in his possession.
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