Divergent

Definition of Divergent

Di`ver´gent
a.1.Receding farther and farther from each other, as lines radiating from one point; deviating gradually from a given direction; - opposed to convergent.
2.(Optics) Causing divergence of rays; as, a divergent lens.
3.Fig.: Disagreeing from something given; differing; as, a divergent statement.
Divergent series
(Math.) See Diverging series, under Diverging.

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