diverge


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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 westbound carriageway from its diverge from the circulatory carriageway of the Chapelhall Junction south roundabout generally westwards to where it meets the circulatory carriageway of the of the Eurocentral Junction south roundabout a distance of 1.
The assumption had long been that state courts are free to interpret their constitutions differently from the federal provisions, even if those interpretations diverge from federal holdings.
However, the results are much more uncertain in applying the consistency rule when the facts diverge significantly from those in Letts.
These pieces offer a dynamic, sophisticated perspective on the ways in which modern and traditional life converge and diverge.
That length of the M8/A8 Edinburgh - Greenock Trunk Road, being the newly constructed eastbound carriageway from its diverge from the circulatory carriageway of the Eurocentral Junction north roundabout generally eastwards to where it meets the circulatory carriageway of the Chapelhall Junction north roundabout, a distance of 1.
The G20 said that volatility risks could increase as the monetary policies of major central banks diverge.
These alternating, converging inlet channels, then diverge as they reach the outlet channels.
A parabola's legs, after all, diverge forever, never forming a closed orbit around, say, the sun.