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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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The fact that Marion had beaten every other community in the state to a diverging diamond was not lost on Mayor Bob Butler.
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.
Group 1C formed the largest cluster, with 22 strains diverging by 0% to 3.
The host species, various firefinches, started diverging from one another 7 million years ago.
The advantage of reading The Education Gap and Catholic Schools together is in being able to appreciate their use of diverging research strategies.
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.