divergence

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Morphologically diverge +‎ -ence.

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  • IPA(key): /daɪˈvɜː(ɹ)dʒəns/, /dɪˈvɜː(ɹ)dʒəns/
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divergence (countable and uncountable, plural divergences)

  1. The degree to which two or more things diverge.
    An angle is made by the divergence of straight lines.
  2. (calculus) the operator which maps a function F=(F1, ... Fn) from a n-dimensional vector space to itself to the number  
  3. (obsolete) disagreement; difference
    • 1852, George Cornewall Lewis, Treatise on the Methods of Observation and Reasoning in Politics
      divergence of thought
  4. The process in which two or more populations accumulate genetic changes (mutations) through time.

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CzechEdit

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  • IPA(key): [ˈdɪvɛrɡɛnt͡sɛ]

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divergence f

  1. divergence

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  • divergence in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • divergence in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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From Latin divergentia.

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divergence f (plural divergences)

  1. divergence

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