confluence

  1. a place where two things come together
  2. a flowing together (as of rivers)
  3. a coming together of people

Confluence

In geography, a confluence is the meeting of two or more bodies of water. Also known as a conflux, it refers either to the point where a tributary joins a larger river, called the main stem, or where two streams meet to become the source of a river of a new name, such as the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers in Pittsburgh, Pennsyl...
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Confluence

• (n.) Any running together of separate streams or currents; the act of meeting and crowding in a place; hence, a crowd; a concourse; an assemblage. • (n.) The act of flowing together; the meeting or junction of two or more streams; the place of meeting.
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Confluence

(1) The act of flowing together; the meeting or junction of two or more streams; also, the place where these streams meet. (2) The stream or body of water formed by the junction of two or more streams; a combined flood.
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confluence

(kon´floo-әns) a running together; a meeting of streams. confluence of sinuses the dilated point of confluence of the superior sagittal, straight, occipital, and two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.
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confluence

noun a flowing together
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confluence

meeting noun a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers); `Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers`
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Confluence

[abstract rewriting] In computer science, confluence is a property of rewriting systems, describing which terms in such a system can be rewritten in more than one way, to yield the same result. This article describes the properties in the most abstract setting of an abstract rewriting system. == Motivating examples == A second, more abstrac...
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Confluence

[academic journal] = September 4 = == Snoring = Collapsed Trachea? == I`ve often seen in videos of riots or so forth that people who are assaulted and take severe blunt damage to their face/head start to make a very distinct and audible `snoring` sound when they are down. They appear to be conscious (though sometimes barely) while doing thi...
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Confluence

[convention] Confluence is an annual science fiction convention that has been occurring in Pittsburgh for several years since 1996. Confluence 2009 was held in the Doubletree Hotel from July 24–26, 2009. ==History== Confluence has been in existence for many years. The ninth annual convention garnered over 400 science fiction fans in 1996....
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Confluence

[software] Confluence is team collaboration software. Written in Java and mainly used in corporate environments, it is developed and marketed by Atlassian. Confluence is sold as either on-premises software or as a hosted solution. ==History== Confluence 1.0 was released on March 25, 2004. The stated purpose of version 1.0 was `to build an a...
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Confluence

Con'flu·ence noun [ Latin confluentia .] 1. The act of flowing together; the meeting or junction of two or more streams; the place of meeting. « New York stood at the confluence of two rivers. Bancroft. » 2. Any running together of separate streams o...
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confluence

a flowing together
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confluence

a flowing together
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confluence

A flowing together; a joining of two or more streams. ... Synonym: confluens. ... Origin: L. Confluens ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Confluence

a junction of streams.
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Confluence

A pattern of wind flow in which air flows inward toward an axis oriented parallel to the general direction of flow. It is the opposite of difluence. Confluence is not the same as convergence. Winds often accelerate as they enter a confluent zone, resulting in speed divergence which offsets the (apparent) converging effect of the confluent flow.
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Confluence

A pattern of wind flow in which air flows inward toward an axis oriented parallel to the general direction of flow. It is the opposite of difluence. Confluence is not the same as convergence. Winds often accelerate as they enter a confluent zone, resulting in speed divergence which offsets the (apparent) converging effect of the confluent flow.
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confluence

a place where things merge or flow together
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confluence

a place where things merge or flow together
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Confluence

A rate at which wind flow comes together along an axis oriented normal to the flow in question. The
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confluence

A rate at which wind flow comes together along an axis oriented normal to the flow in question. The opposite of diffluence.
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confluence

Point at which two rivers join, for example the River Thames and River Cherwell at Oxford, England, or the White Nile and Blue Nile at Omdurman, Sudan
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Confluence

The junction of two or more river reaches or branches (the opposite of a BIFURCATION).
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confluence

Type: Term Pronunciation: kon′flū-ĕns Definitions: 1. A flowing together; a joining of two or more streams. Synonyms: confluens
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