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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·verge v. i. [imp. & p. p. Diverged p. pr. & vb. n. Diverging.]
 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: WordNet (r) 2.0

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