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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As described in Table 4, the database comprised geometrical and traffic characteristics of the ramps, weaving, merge, and diverge areas of the interchange as inputs and computed NCPIs as the output.
That length of the M8/A8 Edinburgh - Greenock Trunk Road, being the newly constructed southbound carriageway from its diverge from the circulatory carriageway of the Chapelhall Junction south roundabout generally southwards to where it meets the circulatory carriageway of Bo'ness Road south roundabout a distance of 230 metres or thereby.
These modified branching non-nucleoside bases, which BioGenex refers to as "diverge DNA", avoids the problem of non-specific hybridization that is seen with branched DNA signal amplification and detection.
In the previous item, it is fairly easy to see how the Tax Court could apply the consistency rule to the economic unit of the Letts family which, the court said, had "sufficient identity of interests." 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. They are an antidote to the stereotypes that define Native Americans as people whose lives haven't changed in hundreds of years.
British Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday Britain's rules and regulations will diverge from those set by the European Union after Brexit because the government "will do things our own way".
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 1.34km or thereby.
The G20 said that volatility risks could increase as the monetary policies of major central banks diverge.
TEHRAN (FNA)- It has long been thought that dramatic changes in a landscape like the formation of the Andes Mountain range or the Amazon River is the main driver that initiates species to diverge. However, a recent study shows that speciation occurred much later than these dramatic geographical changes.
These alternating, converging inlet channels, then diverge as they reach the outlet channels.
Dasgupta's stories, however, diverge from those of Chaucer in adopting the fairy-tale genre to enliven the narrative.
A parabola's legs, after all, diverge forever, never forming a closed orbit around, say, the sun.