"divergence" in the noun sense
1. divergence, divergency
the act of moving away in different direction from a common point
"an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines"
2. deviation, divergence, departure, difference
a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
"the deviation from the mean"
3. divergence, divergency
an infinite series that has no limit
4. discrepancy, disagreement, divergence, variance
a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
"a growing divergence of opinion"
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