Divergency
Divergence Di*ver"gence, Divergency Di*ver"gen*cy, n. [Cf. F. divergence.] 1. A receding from each other in moving from a common center; the state of being divergent; as, an angle is made by the divergence of straight lines. [1913 Webster]

Rays come to the eye in a state of divergency. --??????. [1913 Webster]

2. Disagreement; difference. [1913 Webster]

Related with some divergence by other writers. --Sir G. C. Lewis. [1913 Webster]


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  • divergency — noun (plural cies) Date: 1709 divergence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • divergency — noun a) The state of being divergent b) divergence …   Wiktionary

  • divergency — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The condition of being unlike or dissimilar: difference, discrepance, discrepancy, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, distinction, divarication, divergence, unlikeness. See SAME. 2. A departing from what is… …   English dictionary for students

  • divergency — n. branching off, deviation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • divergency — di·ver·gen·cy …   English syllables

  • divergency — di•ver•gen•cy [[t]dɪˈvɜr dʒən si, daɪ [/t]] n. pl. cies divergence • Etymology: 1700 …   From formal English to slang

  • divergency — noun 1. the act of moving away in different direction from a common point an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines • Syn: ↑divergence • Derivationally related forms: ↑divergent, ↑diverge, ↑divergent (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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