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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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According to Reuters, ECB governing council member Jens Weidmann said that diverging focus of monetary policy in the euro zone and the United States could lead to exchange rate fluctuations.
At other times, there have been efforts to bring diverging languages together as a means of creating unity.
Diverging Diamond Interchanges can carry much more traffic than conventional diamond interchanges, and the capacity for left-turn movements is twice that of a conventional diamond.
Main and branch loss coefficient data for diverging flow flat oval tees and laterals have been presented in Townsend et al.
For a converging-diverging nozzle, shown in Figure 1, shock waves can occur in the supersonic two-phase flow in the diverging section of the nozzle.
The first book on conjunctive water management, Common Waters, Diverging Streams describes how the policy came into existence, how it is practiced, what it does and does not accomplish, and how institutional arrangements affect its application.
That these diverging research strategies have common findings lends them serious credibility.
Another Simon aide said the candidate and Bush would not be traveling together Friday and Saturday ``because they have diverging campaign schedules.
Winners and losers will be diverging in the next three years as the stronger property/casualty companies take business and talent from the weaker companies, Zwiener said.
Sweet and his co-authors try to include too much in their book, often diverging into other areas, but when they begin to recount operations, the book becomes enjoyable.
The article also has two rearwardly diverging bend lines starting at about the beginning point of the main rear bend line.
In the case of a diverging die, the changing value of the outer diameter swell is smaller than that in the case of a converging die.