Diverging series
Diverging Di*ver"ging, a. Tending in different directions from a common center; spreading apart; divergent. [1913 Webster]

{Diverging series} (Math.), a series whose terms are larger as the series is extended; a series the sum of whose terms does not approach a finite limit when the series is extended indefinitely; -- opposed to a {converging series}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Diverging — Di*ver ging, a. Tending in different directions from a common center; spreading apart; divergent. [1913 Webster] {Diverging series} (Math.), a series whose terms are larger as the series is extended; a series the sum of whose terms does not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Divergent — Di*ver gent, a. [Cf. F. divergent. See {Diverge}.] 1. Receding farther and farther from each other, as lines radiating from one point; deviating gradually from a given direction; opposed to {convergent}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Optics) Causing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Converging — Con*ver ging, a. Tending to one point; approaching each other; convergent; as, converging lines. Whewell. [1913 Webster] {Converging rays}(Opt.), rays of light, which, proceeding from different points of an object, tend toward a single point.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Converging rays — Converging Con*ver ging, a. Tending to one point; approaching each other; convergent; as, converging lines. Whewell. [1913 Webster] {Converging rays}(Opt.), rays of light, which, proceeding from different points of an object, tend toward a single …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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