Definition for DI-VERGE'

DI-VERGE', v.i. [diverj'; L. divergo; di, dis, and vergo, to incline.]

To tend from one point and recede from each other; to shoot, extend or proceed from a point in different directions, or not in parallel lines. Rays of light proceed from the sun and continually diverge. It is opposed to converge.

Return to page 165 of the letter “D”.