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Sharp divergence from normal behavior
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  1. Sharp divergence from normal behavior
  2. Deflection of a compass needle caused by local magnetic influence, especially on a ship.
  3. (Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
An arrangement of branches or branching parts.
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  1. An arrangement of branches or branching parts.
  2. A ramifying or being ramified; specif., the arrangement of branches or offshoots, as on a plant
  3. The act or process of branching out or dividing into branches.
The act or process of moving apart or forcing something apart:
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  1. The act or process of moving apart or forcing something apart:
  2. A formal legal severing of the relations between spouses that does not dissolve the marriage as in divorce.
  3. The condition of being so sorted or distinguished:
An alteration or change, as in nature, form, or quality.
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  1. An alteration or change, as in nature, form, or quality.
  2. (Linguistics) An alteration a particular sound of a word, especially the initial consonant, which is triggered by the word's morphological or syntactic context and not by its phonological context.
  3. (Genetics) Any heritable change of the base-pair sequence of genetic material.
The deflection of a magnetic compass needle due to magnetic influences; specif., on a ship, such deflection caused by the ship's own magnetic properties
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  1. The deflection of a magnetic compass needle due to magnetic influences; specif., on a ship, such deflection caused by the ship's own magnetic properties
  2. Deflection of a compass needle caused by local magnetic influence, especially on a ship.
  3. (Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
An altering or being altered
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  1. An altering or being altered
  2. The condition resulting from altering; modification.
  3. The result of this; change
A significant effect on or change in a situation
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  1. A significant effect on or change in a situation
  2. A discrimination or distinction in preference
  3. An instance of disparity or unlikeness:
Archaic form of discrepancy.
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  1. Archaic form of discrepancy.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
An instance of divergence or disagreement.
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  1. An instance of divergence or disagreement.
  2. Divergence or disagreement, as between facts or claims; difference.
(Uncountable) the state of being unequal; difference
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  1. (Uncountable) the state of being unequal; difference
  2. Inequality or difference, as in rank, amount, quality, etc.
  3. The condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree; difference:
The quality of being distinct or unlike; difference.
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  1. The quality of being distinct or unlike; difference.
  2. A point of distinction or difference.
  3. Absence of similarity; unlikeness; difference
Lack of resemblance; dissimilarity.
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  1. Lack of resemblance; dissimilarity.
  2. Dissimilarity; difference
The quality that makes one seem superior or worthy of special recognition
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  1. The quality that makes one seem superior or worthy of special recognition
  2. Excellence or eminence, as of performance, character, or reputation:
  3. The condition or fact of being dissimilar or distinct; difference:
The act of divaricating.
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  1. The act of divaricating.
  2. The condition of being divaricate.
  3. A difference of opinion
(Uncountable) The state of being divergent
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being divergent
  2. A divergence or deviation.
  3. (Countable) divergence
The quality or condition of being unlike.
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  1. The quality or condition of being unlike.
  2. (Countable) an unlike characteristic
  3. An instance of unlikeness; a difference.
(Optics) The failure of light rays from one point to converge at a single focus
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  1. (Optics) The failure of light rays from one point to converge at a single focus
  2. A defect in a lens or mirror that prevents light rays from being focused at a single point and results in a distorted or blurred image. &diamf3; Aberration that results in distortion of color is called chromatic aberration. &diamf3; Aberration that is caused by imperfections in the surface or shape of a spherical mirror or lens is called spherical aberration.
  3. The apparent displacement of the position of a celestial body in the direction of motion of an observer on Earth, caused by the motion of Earth and the finite velocity of light.
A starting out, as on a trip or a new course of action.
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  1. A starting out, as on a trip or a new course of action.
  2. (Naut.) The distance due east or west from the meridian of its starting point covered by a ship on a given course
  3. A divergence or deviation, as from an established rule, plan, or procedure:
An instance of this; an abnormality or departure from a norm:
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  1. An instance of this; an abnormality or departure from a norm:
  2. Deflection of a compass needle caused by local magnetic influence, especially on a ship.
  3. (Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
(Uncountable) The state of being divergent
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being divergent
  2. (Countable) divergence
  3. A divergence or deviation.
The act or an instance of diverting or turning aside; deviation.
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  1. The act or an instance of diverting or turning aside; deviation.
  2. A maneuver that draws the attention of an opponent away from a planned point of action, especially as part of military strategy.
  3. A policy or practice permitting a juvenile to be removed from traditional processing in juvenile court and placed in a program involving an alternative disposition, such as treatment or rehabilitation services.
Words spoken by an actor in such a way that they are heard by the audience but supposedly not by the other actors
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  1. Words spoken by an actor in such a way that they are heard by the audience but supposedly not by the other actors
  2. An incidental remark made quietly so as to be heard by the person to whom it is said and not by any others in the vicinity.
  3. A piece of dialogue intended for the audience and supposedly not heard by the other actors on stage.
(--- Statistics) The amount by which a number differs from an average or other comparable value
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  1. (--- Statistics) The amount by which a number differs from an average or other comparable value
  2. (Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
  3. The act of deviating or turning aside.
The act of digressing.
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  1. The act of digressing.
  2. A departure from the subject, course, or idea at hand; an exploration of a different or unrelated concern.
  3. An act or instance of digressing; a wandering from the main subject in talking or writing
(Uncountable) The state of being divergent
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being divergent
  2. (Countable) divergence
  3. A divergence or deviation.
A group taking a short pleasure trip together.
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  1. A group taking a short pleasure trip together.
  2. (Physics) A single movement outward from the mean position in an oscillating or alternating motion
  3. (Physics) A movement from and back to a mean position or axis in an oscillating or alternating motion.
A digression.
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  1. A digression.
  2. A lengthy, appended exposition of a topic or point.
  3. A detailed discussion of some point in a work, added as an appendix
Irrelevance.
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  1. Irrelevance.
  2. (Uncountable) The quality of being irrelevant or inapplicable; lack of pertinence or connection.
  3. (Countable) A thing that is irrelevant"”having no bearing on the subject of discussion.
An interruption of continuity; an interval:
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  1. An interruption of continuity; an interval:
  2. An episode or incident, often an irrelevant one; interlude
  3. An additional word, clause, etc. placed as an explanation or comment within an already complete sentence: in writing or printing it is usually marked off by curved lines, dashes, or commas
(Mathematics) A line, curve, or surface meeting another line, curve, or surface at a common point and sharing a common tangent line or tangent plane at that point.
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  1. (Mathematics) A line, curve, or surface meeting another line, curve, or surface at a common point and sharing a common tangent line or tangent plane at that point.
  2. An equivalent, positive or negative ratio for certain related angles (Ex.: the tangent of 57° or 237° is 1.5399, of 123° or 303° is −1.5399) or real numbers representing radians (Ex.: the tangent of .9948 radians (57°) is 1.5399)
  3. (Music) An upright pin in a keyboard instrument, especially in a clavichord, that rises to sound a string when a key is depressed and stops the string at a preset length to set the pitch.
Lack of unity; discord.
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  1. Lack of unity; discord.
  2. The state of being disunited; separation.
  3. The breaking up or ending of union; separation
A divergence or deviation.
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  1. A divergence or deviation.
  2. (Countable) divergence
  3. (Uncountable) The state of being divergent
(Biol.) A major category in the classification of living organisms, esp. plants, ranking above a class and below a kingdom: it can include one class or many similar classes: the Latinized division names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Pinophyta, gymnosperms)
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  1. (Biol.) A major category in the classification of living organisms, esp. plants, ranking above a class and below a kingdom: it can include one class or many similar classes: the Latinized division names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Pinophyta, gymnosperms)
  2. The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity:
  3. Cell division.
Any of the sects, parties, etc. formed by such a split
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  1. Any of the sects, parties, etc. formed by such a split
  2. The act of causing or trying to cause a split or division in a church
  3. A separation or division into factions:
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