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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; 
  spreading  apart;  divergent. 
 
  {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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