di·ver·gence /dəˈvɝʤən(t)s, daɪ-/ 名詞
Di·ver·gence Di·ver·gen·cy n.
1. A receding from each other in moving from a common center; the state of being divergent; as, an angle is made by the divergence of straight lines.
Rays come to the eye in a state of divergency. --░░░░░░.
2. Disagreement; difference.
Related with some divergence by other writers. --Sir G. C. Lewis.
n 1: the act of moving away in different direction from a common
point; "an angle is formed by the divergence of two
straight lines" [syn: divergency]
2: a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; "the
deviation from the mean" [syn: deviation, departure, difference]
3: an infinite series that has no limit [syn: divergency]
[ant: convergence, convergence]
4: a difference between conflicting facts or claims or
opinions; "a growing divergence of opinion" [syn: discrepancy,