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diverge

If a series of approximations to some value get progressively further from it then the series is said to diverge.

The reduction of some term under some evaluation strategy diverges if it does not reach a normal form after a finite number of reductions.
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That length of the M8/A8 Edinburgh - Greenock Trunk Road, being the newly constructed eastbound carriageway from where it diverges from the circulatory carriageway at Swinton generally eastwards to where it meets the circulatory carriageway of the Baillieston Interchange roundabout, a distance of 270 metres or thereby.
The government-directed, Manhattan Project-style program diverges from the historic pattern of technological breakthroughs.
387), I puzzled over the statement that "domestication diverges from a standard model of evolution.
In World on Fire (Doubleday), Amy Chua, professor of law at Yale, diverges from the apostles of globalization, who reaffirm that exporting the free market model will increase peace and prosperity around the world.
However, as the number of cartridges per tape drive ratio increases, as is the case with an automated library, the cost per megabyte of tape storage diverges quickly from disk and can be as little as 1/20th the cost per megabyte of disk.
Thus, despite common training programs and audit decision tools, it appears EDP auditors' strategic outlook diverges from that of financial auditors.
Miracles" made the central reason for this quite clear: Edmondson's uniquely minimal style of stone carving diverges radically from the painterly, expressionistic, more-is-more sensibility typically associated, for better or for worse, with the work of the artists who inhabit this particular cultural margin - J.
That length of the M8/A8 Edinburgh - Greenock Trunk Road being the newly constructed eastbound carriageway from where it diverges from the circulatory carriageway at Swinton generally eastwards to where it meets the circulatory carriageway of the Baillieston Interchange roundabout, a distance of 270 metres or thereby.
Because domestication diverges from a standard model of evolution, he says, further experiments are necessary to add weight to Fondon and Garner's theory.