Definition of Divergency

1. Noun. An infinite series that has no limit.

Exact synonyms: Divergence
Generic synonyms: Series
Antonyms: Convergence, Convergency
Derivative terms: Diverge, Diverge

2. Noun. The act of moving away in different direction from a common point. "An angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines"
Exact synonyms: Divergence
Generic synonyms: Separation
Derivative terms: Diverge, Divergent, Diverge, Diverge, Divergent, Divergent

Definition of Divergency

1. Noun. The state of being divergent ¹

2. Noun. divergence ¹

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Definition of Divergency

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Divergency

diver's palsy
diver's paralysis
divergence excess exotropia
divergence insufficiency
divergence insufficiency exotropia
divergency (current term)
divergent evolution
divergent gill trama
divergent series
divergent squint
divergent strabismus
divergent thinker
divergent thinking
diverging lens
diverging meniscus

Literary usage of Divergency

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1. Algebra: An Elementary Text-book, for the Higher Classes of Secondary by George Chrystal (1904)
"CONVERGENCY AND divergency OF THE ABOVE SERIES. § 15.] We have seen that the sum of n terms of a scries whose nth term is an integral function of n is an ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... (mixta re- ligio), which presupposes an equality as to the reception of baptism, but denotes a divergency as to form of belief and religious observance. ..."

3. Recent Economic Changes and Their Effect on the Production and Distribution by David Ames Wells (1889)
"... and demand regarded by some as not sufficiently potential—divergency of price movements—Evidence from a gold standpoint— Has gold really become scarce? ..."

4. College Algebra by Webster Wells (1890)
"CONVERGENCY AND divergency OF SERIES. 448. A Finite Series is a series having a finite number of terms. An Infinite Series is a series the number of whose ..."

5. American History by Jacob Abbott (1864)
"divergency OF EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN IDEAS. IN order to clearly understand the origin and true character of the difficulties between the American colonies ..."

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