converging


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converging

(of plant parts) having apices closer together than their bases.
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Often he ran his eye along the converging sides and on up the hill, trying to divine the apex, the point where the gold-bearing dirt must cease.
As the cross-cuts decreased, showing that the sides of the "V" were converging, the depth of the " V " increased.
The converging sides of the inverted "V" were only a few yards apart.
Everybody looked up at the open windows in the houses at the opposite angles of the converging streets; but they were either blank, or filled by laughing listeners.
A glance in the direction toward which he was looking was sufficient to apprise me of his aims and at the same time to fill me with the dread of dire apprehension, for, streaming in from all directions across the meadow, from out of the forest, and from the far distance of the flat land across the river, I could see converging upon us a hundred different lines of wildly leaping creatures such as we were now engaged with, and with them some strange new monsters which ran with great swiftness, now erect and now upon all fours.
Gradually the sounds and scents indicated that lions were moving upon him from all directions, that he was in the center of a steadily converging circle of beasts.
If driven sharply back by a sudden onset of the enemy--and pickets are not expected to make a stand after firing--the men would come into the converging roads and naturally following them to their point of intersection could be rallied and "formed.
Macaire, Cardillac, Ryons, and all the cluster of flourishing towns which look upon Bordeaux as their mother, there thronged an unceasing stream of horsemen and of footmen, all converging upon the great city.
Real momentum began when the Joint Requirements Oversight Council issued JROC Memorandum 161-03 (June 13, 2003), which requested that the vice chief of staff of the Army and the assistant commandant of the Marine Corps provide an integrated briefing on converging efforts for achieving a single joint capability.
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