Meaning of DIVERGENT in English

DIVERGENT

adj causing divergence of rays; as, a divergent lens.

2. divergent ·adj fig.: disagreeing from something given; differing; as, a divergent statement.

3. divergent ·adj receding farther and farther from each other, as lines radiating from one point; deviating gradually from a given direction;

— opposed to convergent.

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