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Noun: divergence  di'vur-jun(t)s or dI'vur-jun(t)s
  1. The act of moving away in different direction from a common point
    "an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines";
    - divergency
     
  2. A variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    - deviation, departure, difference
     
  3. An infinite series that has no limit
    - divergency
     
  4. A difference between conflicting facts, claims or opinions
    "a growing divergence of opinion";
    - discrepancy, disagreement, variance

Derived forms: divergences

Type of: difference, fluctuation, separation, series, variation

Antonym: convergence

Encyclopedia: Divergence