divergent








adjective

  1. diverging; differing; deviating.
  2. pertaining to or causing divergence.
  3. (of a mathematical expression) having no finite limits.

adjective

  1. diverging or causing divergence
  2. (of opinions, interests, etc) different
  3. maths (of a series) having no limit; not convergent
  4. botany (of plant organs) farther apart at their tops than at their bases
adj.

1690s, from Modern Latin divergentem (nominative divergens), present participle of divergere (see diverge). Related: Divergently.

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