名词:mergence 动词过去式:merged 过去分词:merged 现在分词:merging 第三人称单数:merges
merge,mers＝to sink,to dip（沉）
1 [I, Ipr, Ip, Tn, Tn.pr, Tn.p] ~ (with/into sth); ~ (together); ~ A with B/~ A and B (together) (esp commerce 尤用于商业) (cause two things to) come together and combine （使两事物）合并
*The two marching columns moved closer and finally merged (together). 行进中的两路纵队越走越近, 终于合成一路.
* Where does this stream merge into the Rhine? 这条小河在什么地方和莱茵河合流?
* The bank merged with its major rival. 该银行与其主要对手合并了.
* We can merge our two small businesses (together) into one larger one. 我们可以把我们那两个小企业合并成一个大企业.
2 [I, Ipr] ~ (into sth) fade or change gradually (into sth else) 逐渐消失或变成（另一种事物）
*One end is blue, one end is red, and the colours merge in the middle. 一端为蓝色, 一端为红色; 这两种颜色在中间混为一色.
* Twilight merged into total darkness. 暮色四合, 渐而一片漆黑.
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: Latin;Origin: mergere 'to dive']
[I and T]
to combine, or to join things together to form one thing
The bank announced that it was to merge with another of the high street banks.
The company plans to merge its subsidiaries in the US.
merge sth into sth
proposals to merge the three existing health authorities into one
The villages have grown and merged together over the years.
if two things merge, or if one thing merges into another, you cannot clearly see them, hear them etc as separate things
She avoided reporters at the airport by merging into the crowds.
Memories seemed to merge with reality.