Di*ver"gence (?), Di*ver"gen*cy (?), n. [Cf. F. divergence.]
A receding from each other in moving from a common center; the state of being divergent; as, an angle is made by the divergence of straight lines.
Rays come to the eye in a state of divergency.
Related with some divergence by other writers.
Sir G. C. Lewis.
© Webster 1913.