## Divergence

In vector calculus, **divergence** is a vector operator that measures the magnitude of a vector field's source or sink at a given point, in terms of a signed scalar. More technically, the divergence represents the volume density of the outward flux of a vector field from an infinitesimal volume around a given point. For example, consider air as it is heated or cooled. The relevant vector field for this example is the velocity of the moving air at a point. If air is heated in a region it will expand in all directions such that the velocity field points outward from that region. Therefore the divergence of the velocity field in that region would have a positive value, as the region is a source. If the air cools and contracts, the divergence is negative and the region is called a sink.

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### More definitions of "divergence":

- (
*noun*): An infinite series that has no limit.

Synonyms: divergency

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*noun*): The act of moving away in different direction from a common point.

Example:*"An angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines"*

Synonyms: divergency

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*noun*): A difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions.

Example:*"A growing divergence of opinion"*

Synonyms: discrepancy, disagreement, variance