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## Webster 1913 Edition

## Converging

## Con-ver′ging

,Adj.

Tending to one point; approaching each other; convergent;

as,

. converging

linesWhewell.

**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 adiverging

series.## Webster 1828 Edition

## Converging

## CONVERGING

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Converging rays, in optics, those rays of light, which proceeding from different points of an object, approach, meet and cross, and become diverging rays.

Converging series, in mathematics, is that in which the magnitude of the several terms gradually diminishes.

## Definition 2023

## converging

# converging

## English

### Adjective

**converging** (*not comparable*)

- approaching each other at a point; convergent.

### Verb

**converging**

- present participle of
*converge*

#### Derived terms

- converging rays
- converging series