a: a drawing apart b: the acquisition of dissimilar characters by related organisms under the influence of unlike environments
: dissemination of the effect of activity of a single nerve cell through multiple synaptic connections—compare convergence 4
In mathematics, a differential operator applied to a three-dimensional vector-valued function. The result is a function that describes a rate of change. The divergence of a vector v is given by in which v, v, and v are the vector components of v, typically a velocity field of fluid flow.