divergence: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (di-vûr'juns, dī-), [key]
- the act, fact, or amount of diverging: a divergence in opinion.
- (in physics, meteorology, etc.) the total amount of flux escaping an infinitesimal volume at a point in a vector field, as the net flow of air from a given region.
- a turning motion of the eyeballs outward in relation to each other.
- the spreading of a stream of electrons resulting from their mutual electrostatic repulsion.
- divergence (Thesaurus)