Confluence

  • 1 confluence — [ kɔ̃flyɑ̃s ] n. f. • mil. XVe; lat. confluentia, de confluere → confluer ♦ Fait de confluer. Confluence de deux fleuves. ⇒ confluent. Par anal. La confluence de deux corps d armée. ⇒ 1. rencontre. Fig. La confluence des courants de pensée. ●… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Confluence — bedeutet den Kanu Hersteller Confluence Watersports Degree Confluence Project Konfluenz Konfluenz (Informatik), die Eigenschaft eines Transitionssystems, jedem Element nur höchstens eine Normalform zuzuordnen Konfluenz (Zellkultur) das… …

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  • 3 Confluence — Con flu*ence, n. [L. confluentia.] 1. The act of flowing together; the meeting or junction of two or more streams; the place of meeting. [1913 Webster] New York stood at the confluence of two rivers. Bancroft. [1913 Webster] 2. Any running… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Confluence — Confluence, PA U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 834 Housing Units (2000): 404 Land area (2000): 1.596582 sq. miles (4.135129 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.052398 sq. miles (0.135709 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.648980 sq. miles… …

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  • 5 Confluence, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 834 Housing Units (2000): 404 Land area (2000): 1.596582 sq. miles (4.135129 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.052398 sq. miles (0.135709 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.648980 sq. miles (4.270838 sq. km)… …

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  • 6 confluence — index assemblage, coalescence, coalition, company (assemblage), corpus, crossroad (intersection) …

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  • 7 confluence — early 15c., from L.L. confluentia, from L. confluentem (nom. confluens), prp. of confluere to flow together, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + fluere to flow (see FLUENT (Cf. fluent)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 confluence — *junction, concourse …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 confluence — [n] coming together assemblage, assembly, concourse, concurrence, concursion, conflux, convergence, crowd, gathering, host, junction, meeting, mob, multitude, union; concepts 109,114 …

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  • 10 confluence — ► NOUN 1) the junction of two rivers. 2) an act or process of merging. DERIVATIVES confluent adjective. ORIGIN from Latin confluere flow together …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 confluence — [kän′flo͞o əns] n. [OFr < LL confluentia < L confluens, prp. of confluere < com , together + fluere, to flow: see FLUCTUATE] 1. a flowing together, esp. of two or more streams 2. the place where they join, or a stream formed in this way… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 Confluence — For other uses, see Confluence (disambiguation). Confluence of rivers, the Mosel flows into the Rhine at Koblenz. The Name Koblenz itself has its origin in the latin name Confluentes …

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  • 13 Confluence — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le terme confluence est utilisé dans plusieurs domaines dont : En informatique : la confluence est une propriété d un système de réécriture qui… …

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  • 14 confluence — [[t]kɒ̱nfluəns[/t]] confluences 1) N SING: oft N of n The confluence of two rivers is the place where they join and become one larger river. The 160 metre falls mark the dramatic confluence of the rivers Nera and Velino. 2) N COUNT: oft N of n If …

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  • 15 confluence — n. at a confluence (the city lies at the confluence of three rivers) * * * [ kɒnflʊəns] at a confluence (the city lies at the confluence of three rivers) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 Confluence — The combination of multiple strategies and ideas into one complete strategy. Confluence occurs when two separate ideas/strategies are used together to form an investment strategy that is in line with an investor s risk profile and goals. This… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 17 confluence — /kon flooh euhns/, n. 1. a flowing together of two or more streams, rivers, or the like: the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. 2. their place of junction: St. Louis is at the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. 3.… …

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  • 18 confluence — noun a) The place where two rivers, streams, or other continuously flowing bodies of water meet and become one, especially where a tributary joins a river. We encountered an abandoned boat at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. b)… …

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  • 19 confluence — con|flu|ence [ˈkɔnfluəns US ˈka:n ] n [singular] [Date: 1500 1600; : Late Latin; Origin: confluentia, from Latin confluere to flow together , from com ( COM ) + fluere to flow ] 1.) technical the place where two or more rivers flow together 2.)… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 confluence — noun Date: 15th century 1. a coming or flowing together, meeting, or gathering at one point < a happy confluence of weather and scenery > 2. a. the flowing together of two or more streams b. the place of meeting of two streams c. the combined …

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