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divergence

 [di-ver´jens]
a moving apart, or inclination away from a common point. adj., adj divergent.

di·ver·gence

(dī-vĕr'jens),
1. A moving or spreading apart or in different directions.
2. The spreading of branches of the neuron to form synapses with several other neurons.
[L. di-, apart, + vergo, to incline]

divergence

(dĭ-vûr′jəns, dī-)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of diverging.
b. The state of being divergent.
c. The degree by which things diverge.
2. A departure from a norm; a deviation.
3. Biology The evolutionary tendency or process by which animals or plants that are descended from a common ancestor evolve into different forms when living under different conditions.
4. Physiology A turning of both eyes outward from a common point or of one eye when the other is fixed.

di·ver·gence

(di-vĕr'jĕns)
1. A moving or spreading apart or in different directions.
2. The spreading of branches of the neuron to form synapses with several other neurons.
[L. di-, apart, + vergo, to incline]

divergence

1. The act or state of moving off in different directions from a point.
2. The departure from each other of two processes, modes of action or courses of evolution.
3. In genetics, the degree, usually expressed as a percentage, to which two related DNA lengths differ in nucleotide sequences, or two similar proteins differ in amino acid sequence.

divergence

1. Movement of the eyes turning away from each other. 2. Characteristic of a pencil of light rays, as when emanating from a point source. Syn. negative convergence. See vergence.
divergence excess A high exophoria at distance associated with a much lower exophoria at near. It may occasionally give rise to diplopia in distance vision.
fusional divergence A movement of the eyes away from each other in response to retinal disparity, in order to restore single binocular vision. It occurs most commonly when induced by a base-in prism.
divergence insufficiency A high esophoria at distance associated with esophoria at near. It often gives rise to symptoms of asthenopia in both distance and near vision.
divergence paralysis See divergence paralysis.
vertical divergence Relative vertical movement between the two eyes.
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We can easily verify that the divergence measures of neutrosophic sets are non- negative.
Figure 10 is the change of the short circuit current, maximum-output power, fill factor, and efficiency of a 5 mm* 5 mm triple-junction cell with the position of the optical axis when the divergence angles of a light source are 0[degrees], 0.1[degrees], 0.2[degrees], 0.5[degrees], 1[degrees], 2[degrees], and 4.4[degrees] respectively.
Therefore, the goal of this study was to quantify the genetic divergence of 40 cowpea genotypes by means of Integrated Multivariate Analysis for the purpose of assisting the parents choice and for new cultivars development..
Present study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of COI barcode region in identifying common spiders from agro-ecosystems of Punjab, Pakistan and to assess and compare the magnitude of divergence in COI sequences within and between species.
The report also said robust US growth and stabilizing financing conditions will help the global economy to grow more strongly next year after muted growth in 2015 and added that the divergence between major economies is likely to widen.
The effect of transmitter beam divergence has been analysed for directed LOS, non-directed LOS and multi beam diffused topology.
"There's a growing divergence in growth [and] monetary policy around the world, which is causing quite a bit of issues for us."
It's conceivable that English could fracture into two languages some day, particularly if the divergence were to be driven by a political wedge.
Pinhole test results, all samples are in dark type are classified divergence. Liquid and plastic limit samples was between 7 to 16 and 21 to 30, sodium absorption ratio, minimum and maximum of 37.5 and 48.03, the PH samples 8.8 to 9.1 variable.
Is this divergence a tell-tale sign of pending doom for the equities markets?
Dureza said convergence happens when two or more groups come together to form a new whole, while divergence is drawing apart due to disagreements and differences of opinions, amoing others.
We can see that [J.sub.R](P,Q) = 2[F(Q,P) + G(Q, P)], [DELTA](P,Q) = 2[1 - W(P,Q)], h(P, Q) = 1 - B(P,Q), and I(P,Q) = (1/2)[F(P,Q) + F(Q,P)], where W(P,Q) = 2 [[summation].sup.n.sub.i=1] ([p.sub.i][q.sub.i]/([p.sub.i] + [q.sub.i])) is the harmonic mean divergence, B(P, Q) = [[summation].sup.n.sub.i=1] [square root of [p.sub.i][q.sub.i]] is the geometric mean divergence, and F(P,Q) = [[summation].sup.n.sub.i=1] [p.sub.i] log(2[p.sub.i]/([p.sub.i] + [q.sub.i])) is the relative JS divergence [5].