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diverge 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/diˈvərj/,/dī-/,
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diverged, past tense; diverged, past participle; diverges, 3rd person singular present; diverging, present participle;
  1. (of a road, route, or line) Separate from another route, esp. a main one, and go in a different direction

  2. Develop in a different direction
    • - howler and spider monkeys diverged from a common ancestor
  3. (of an opinion, theory, approach, etc.) Differ markedly
    • - the coverage by the columnists diverged from that in the main news stories
    • - studies from different viewpoints yield diverging conclusions
  4. Deviate from a set course or standard
    • - suddenly he diverged from his text
  5. (of a series) Increase indefinitely as more terms are added


  1. move or draw apart; "The two paths diverge here"
  2. have no limits as a mathematical series
  3. extend in a different direction; "The lines start to diverge here"; "Their interests diverged"
  4. deviate: be at variance with; be out of line with
  5. (divergence) the act of moving away in different direction from a common point; "an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines"
  6. (divergence) deviation: a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; "the deviation from the mean"
  7. (Divergence) In vector calculus, divergence is an operator that measures the magnitude of a vector field's source or sink at a given point, in terms of a signed scalar. ...
  8. (Divergence (album)) Divergence is the second album by the Dutch symphonic rock group Solution. It was released in 1972 on the EMI subsidiary Harvest Records.
  9. (Divergence (biology)) Divergent evolution is the accumulation of differences between groups which can lead to the formation of new species, usually a result of diffusion of the same species adapting to different environments, leading to natural selection defining the success of specific ...
  10. (Divergence (computer science)) Now, consider the following process, which conceals the tick event of the Clock process: By definition, P is called a divergent process.
  11. (Divergence (eye)) In ophthalmology, divergence is the simultaneous outward movement of both eyes away from each other, usually in an effort to maintain single binocular vision when viewing an object. It is a type of vergence eye movement.
  12. (Divergence (film)) Divergence is a 2005 Hong Kong action-crime film produced and directed by Benny Chan, from a screenplay by Ivy Ho. The film stars Ekin Cheng, Aaron Kwok and Daniel Wu.
  13. (divergence) The degree to which two or more things diverge; the operator which maps a function F=(F1, ... Fn) from a n-dimensional vector space to itself to the number
  14. (Divergence) Describes the phenomenon whereby a technical indicator and corresponding price chart don’t yield the same peaks/bottoms. It usually indicates trend “exhaustion.”
  15. (Divergence) When two or more averages or indices fail to show confirming trends.
  16. (divergence) A horizontal flow of water outward from a common center or zone, often associated with upwelling.
  17. (Divergence) A situation that occurs when two lines on a chart move in opposite directions vertically. People often look for divergences by comparing a stock’s direction to the direction of its RSI, its MACD or its Stochastic Oscillator. There are two kinds of divergences: positive and negative. ...
  18. (Divergence) A situation in which the price of an asset and an indicator, index or other related asset move in opposite directions. ...
  19. (divergence) An atmospheric condition that exists when the winds cause a horizontal net outflow of air from a specific region.
  20. (Divergence) Two plates moving away from each other
  21. (Divergence) the ability to use both eyes as a team and be able to turn the eyes out toward a far object.
  22. (Divergence) The spreading of sound waves which, in a free field, causes sound pressure levels in the far field of a source to decrease with increasing distance from the source.
  23. (Divergence) This occurs when two or more technological indicators do not move in a like manner. Divergences are not for ever and a day accurate, but they do make good warning signals of probable trouble or good things to come.
  24. (divergence) getting farther apart
  25. (Divergence) Turning of the eyes outwards so that they are both "aimed" towards the object being viewed. Normally works in harmony with convergence.