Pronunciation: (di-vûr'juns, dī-),[key] —n. 1. the act, fact, or amount of diverging: a divergence in opinion. 2. (in physics, meteorology, etc.) the total amount of flux escaping an infinitesimal volume at a point in a vector field, as the net flow of air from a given region.
3. Ophthalm.a turning motion of the eyeballs outward in relation to each other.
4. Electronics.the spreading of a stream of electrons resulting from their mutual electrostatic repulsion.