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