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Definition of Divergent


  1. Receding farther and farther from each other, as lines radiating from one point; deviating gradually from a given direction; -- opposed to convergent.
  2. Causing divergence of rays; as, a divergent lens.
  3. Fig.: Disagreeing from something given; differing; as, a divergent statement.


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Divergent Translations

divergent in German is divergierend
divergent in Spanish is divergente