from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The state of being divergent.
  • n. A divergence or deviation.

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  • n. The state of being divergent
  • n. divergence

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being divergent, or of having diverged. Also rarely devergency.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an infinite series that has no limit
  • n. the act of moving away in different direction from a common point


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  • The long-term divergency in forecasts for the Asian-Pacific markets might surprise you.

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  • As are completely blatant demagogy the German responses to divergency critics: the South must make themselves more competitive.

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  • Anyway the most likely cause of divergency is aerial fertilization or some other human cause and who would have expected that in medieval times?

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  • First by showing that the diergency is an issue not for the complete set of time series of Esper et al, but only for the northern ones, as also Briffa said in 1998, then showing that during medieval times this difference or divergency between mid and high latitude series does not appear.

    M&M at the NAS Panel « Climate Audit

  • To repeat, only the high lat. series of Cook et al. show divergency in last 50 years, hence a number do not, and show a good fit to temperature.

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  • Since many people here are alien to the scientific litterature on the topics they discuss, i would like to draw the attention to a paper published by Cook et al. in QSR 2004, I am sure it has been audited here before, but the audit seems to have failed to notice the fact that the paper speeks directly to the “divergency” issue.

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  • Then, flying its own modified F-100C, the NACA tested a new automatic control technique—one that used pitch damping as a means of lessening the divergency yaw during high roll rates—to resolve the roll coupling problem more generally.

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  • You know, there was an issue, a legitimate issue, that went to the United States Supreme Court based on a divergency between circuits in the United States.

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  • "This divergency is characteristic of the broad diversity of the South African society and needn't be a dividing factor,"

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  • Yet any perusal of the literature devoted to its under - standing shows the widest divergency.



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