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diffluence

[′di‚flü·əns]
(fluid mechanics)
A region of fluid flow in which the fluid is diverging from the direction of flow.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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That same region was home to a region of 1000-500 hPa thickness diffluence (Figure 16(a)), supporting the idea of low-level convergence as suggested by [24] and the 850 hPa analysis in Figure 14(a).
According to relevant research, the 32 conflict points (including 16 crossing conflicts, 8 confluence conflicts, and 8 diffluence conflicts) exist in a typical intersection.