Usage examples for converging

  1. But between the moors and Ponteglos the valley wound for fourteen miles or so between secular woods, so steeply converging that for the most part no more room was left at the bottom of the V than the river itself filled. – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. But never surely had even travelled eyes beheld a nobler fantasy of Nature than that composed by these snows and forests of Lake Louise; such rocks of opal and pearl; such dark gradations of splendour in calm water; such balanced intricacy and harmony in the building of this ice- palace that reared its majesty above the lake; such a beauty of subordinate and converging outline in the supporting mountains on either hand; as though the Earth Spirit had lingered on his work, finishing and caressing it in conscious joy. – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. At the moment the animal is released from the waggon he has been pulling, and should turn to the right or the left in order to allow it to pass him, the shoe either becomes wedged in between two converging rails, or is trapped by the wheel of the waggon. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  4. It is the custom in science, wherever regularity of any kind can be traced, to call the general proposition which expresses the nature of that regularity, a law; as when, in mathematics, we speak of the law of decrease of the successive terms of a converging series. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  5. Evidently the threads of this political drama were converging to a catastrophe, and it might prove a tragical one. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1618 by John Lothrop Motley
  6. From the North in Canada, from the South, East and West men and women began converging on the little town of Lentone, Vermont. – Death Points a Finger by Will Levinrew
  7. It was Greene's object to march the two parts of his army in converging directions northward across North Carolina and unite them in spite of Cornwallis. – The War of Independence by John Fiske
  8. Away over the horizon, north and south, some columns of smoke were visible coming from other convoys that were converging on the Narrows. – In Mesopotamia by Martin Swayne
  9. In front of him, a snow- field sloped to a spot at which two uneven, converging rows of dark rocks ought to have met. – Northwest! by Harold Bindloss
  10. Four callers from three different quarters converging upon her, truly nothing more was needed to fill her with delightful excitement. – Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon
  11. The two clumps of Dunnan- Makann ships were converging rapidly, and Alvyn Karffard was screaming into a phone to somebody to get more speed. – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  12. If heat comes from the sun it must come in a column 93, 000, 000 miles long, 865, 000 miles in diameter, converging to 8, 000 miles at the earth's surface, which would destroy the sun or any known body in the universe to furnish such heat. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  13. He seemed the vanishing point of these converging stripes, the object they were striving toward, the end they aimed for. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  14. And now, from the willow growth above them, from the trail that led to the ford and from the more open country to the westward there came, in three great detachments, not a band or a body, but an army of the savage tribesmen, converging steadily upon the wagon train. – The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
  15. Such a nature, one would think, must be the final blossoming of powerful hereditary tendencies, converging silently through numerous generations to its predestined climax. – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  16. She told how up in his tower he made you see the commerce of this whole mighty world of peace converging slowly on this port. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  17. In front of them they saw the numerous caravans, now more distinct, converging from left and right slowly to this great isle of the desert which stretched in a straight line to the minarets. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  18. And when several armies, converging on a single point, are separated by distance or by the enemy, when communication is tedious, and each general is ignorant of his colleagues' movements, uncertainty and apprehension are inevitable. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  19. Dark objects were gliding through the water with noiseless rapidity, converging on the point where the human quarry had now risen to breathe. – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford