Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as divergent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Tending in different directions from a common center; spreading apart; divergent.
  • adjective (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.

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  • verb Present participle of diverge.

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

  • adjective tending to move apart in different directions

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Examples

  • And the "few" viable pathways diverging from the first dinosaur includes stegosaurus and tyrannosaurus.

    Biomolecular Networks

  • Because the rules of the game for everything from business success to parenting to interpersonal relationships seem to be changing (and are indeed diverging from the this-is-the-way-it's-done models of only 10 or 12 years ago), we need to come up with creative strategies, ideas, and products if we want to survive -- and, more importantly, if we want to help shape the world around us.

    Shelley Carson, Ph.D.: Creativity in the 21st Century (Part 2): Is the Web a Hindrance or an Aid?

  • Because the rules of the game for everything from business success to parenting to interpersonal relationships seem to be changing (and are indeed diverging from the this-is-the-way-it's-done models of only 10 or 12 years ago), we need to come up with creative strategies, ideas, and products if we want to survive -- and, more importantly, if we want to help shape the world around us.

    Shelley Carson, Ph.D.: Creativity in the 21st Century (Part 2): Is the Web a Hindrance or an Aid?

  • Because the rules of the game for everything from business success to parenting to interpersonal relationships seem to be changing (and are indeed diverging from the this-is-the-way-it's-done models of only 10 or 12 years ago), we need to come up with creative strategies, ideas, and products if we want to survive -- and, more importantly, if we want to help shape the world around us.

    Shelley Carson, Ph.D.: Creativity in the 21st Century (Part 2): Is the Web a Hindrance or an Aid?

  • Heath: America is diverging from the mainstream trajectory of development of other Western industrial democracies.

    Rebels Without a Cause

  • Heath: America is diverging from the mainstream trajectory of development of other Western industrial democracies.

    Rebels Without a Cause

  • Heath: America is diverging from the mainstream trajectory of development of other Western industrial democracies.

    Rebels Without a Cause

  • In a certain sense the prize to Wilson was obvious; what still made it controversial, also among committee members, was that the League was part of the Versailles Treaty, which was regarded as diverging from the president's own ideal of "peace without victory."

    The Nobel Peace Prize 1901-2000

  • The "hours delayed" marked by a star shows the time spent in diverging from my original line of travel to visit M. and Mme. Jules Verne at Amiens.

    Nellie Bly's Book: Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

  • At pains to burnish its status as a "developing country", China has also come under pressure from poorer nations who see their interests diverging from the Asian giant with which they have been long been aligned in the G-77.

    Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'

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