Meaning of DIVERGENCE
Pronunciation:   di'vurjuns



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
 [n] the act of moving away in different direction from a common point; "an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines"
 [n] a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions; "a growing divergence of opinion"
 [n] degree of spatial separation
 [n] an infinite series that has no limit
 [n] a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; "the deviation from the mean"


DIVERGENCE is a 10 letter word that starts with D. 
 Synonyms:   departure, deviation, difference, disagreement, discrepancy, divergency, divergency, variance 

 Antonyms:   convergence, convergency  
 See Also:   allowance, difference, discrepancy, driftage, flection, flexion, fluctuation, inflection, interval, leeway, margin, separation, separation, series, tolerance, variance, variant, variation  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:   \Di*ver"gence\, Divergency \Di*ver"gen*cy\, n. [Cf.
F. divergence.]
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.
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2. Disagreement; difference.
Related with some divergence by other writers. Sir
G. C. Lewis.


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