intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- [lines/roads] converger*, convergir*; [crowd/armies] reunirse* they all converged on the square todos se reunieron en la plazaMore example sentences
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- The medium, whether air or water, flows smoothly over top and bottom, and the flow lines converge toward their initial spacing and position.
- While it seems self-apparent that parallel lines will never converge, later mathematicians were caught up in studying this particular axiom in more depth.
- It's where our main subway lines converge, where uptown meets downtown, where east meets west.
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- At the breakdown our back row would then be converging from two different directions.
- Pre-existing winds, those not created by the storm, are relatively light, converging or coming together near the surface from different directions.
- Because of these concerns converging together in recent weeks, anxiety about the direction of the country has escalated.
- You currently have all the blocks moving from different directions converging on the Arctic by large angles, yet the Arctic itself got bigger.
- Instead we spilled out of the coaches earlier and joined the throngs already converging on the city centre by foot.
- Masses of people converged on the city centre to a feast of entertainment and fun.
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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.