Meaning of CONVERGENCE in English

CONVERGENCE

noun Date: 1713 the act of converging and especially moving toward union or uniformity, the state or property of being convergent, independent development of similar characters (as of bodily structure of unrelated organisms or cultural traits) often associated with similarity of habits or environment, the merging of distinct technologies, industries, or devices into a unified whole

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