Technology / Television (TV) / Convergence: Convergence occurs when two previously independent entities become one. In Digital Television, convergence refers to the integration, blending or merging or television and computer technology. For example, you can now watch on your television video you stream or play from your computer.
Business / Agriculture / Administrative Convergence: USDA in 1998 was developing a plan to consolidate the administrative functions (e.g., accounting, budgeting, procurement, personnel) of its field service agencies at the state level under one office, MORE
Science / Weather / Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ): An area where the Northern and Southern Hemispheric trade winds converge, usually located between 10 degrees North and South of the equator. It is a broad area of low pressure where both the Coriolis MORE
Science / Biology / Morphological Convergence: The evolution of basically dissimilar structures to serve a common function. For example: the wings of birds and insects. MORE
Business / Finance / Divergence: Payments from fund or corporate cash flow. May include dividends from earnings, capital gains from sale of portfolio holdings and return of capital. Fund distributions can be made by check or by inves MORE
Science / Weather / Snow Devil: A small, rotating wind that picks up loose snow instead of dirt (like a dust devil) or water (like a waterspout). Formed mechanically by the convergence of local air currents. May be called a snowspou MORE