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diverging

## diverging

```  3  definitions  found

From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]:

Diverge  \Di*verge"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Diverged};  p.  pr  &
vb  n.  {Diverging}.]  [L.  di-  =  dis-  +  vergere  to  bend,
incline.  See  {Verge}.]
1.  To  extend  from  a  common  point  in  different  directions;  to
tend  from  one  point  and  recede  from  each  other  to  tend  to
spread  apart;  to  turn  aside  or  deviate  (as  from  a  given
direction);  --  opposed  to  {converge};  as  rays  of  light
diverge  as  they  proceed  from  the  sun.

2.  To  differ  from  a  typical  form  to  vary  from  a  normal
condition;  to  dissent  from  a  creed  or  position  generally
held  or  taken

From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]:

Diverging  \Di*ver"ging\,  a.
Tending  in  different  directions  from  a  common  center;

{Diverging  series}  (Math.),  a  series  whose  terms  are  larger
as  the  series  is  extended;  a  series  the  sum  of  whose  terms
does  not  approach  a  finite  limit  when  the  series  is
extended  indefinitely;  --  opposed  to  a  {converging
series}.

From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]:

diverging
adj  :  tending  to  move  apart  in  different  directions  [syn:  {divergent}]
[ant:  {convergent}]
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