diverging


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tending to move apart in different directions

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As all the modified descendants from a common and widely-diffused species, belonging to a large genus, will tend to partake of the same advantages which made their parent successful in life, they will generally go on multiplying in number as well as diverging in character: this is represented in the diagram by the several divergent branches proceeding from (A).
But as the original species (I) differed largely from (A), standing nearly at the extreme points of the original genus, the six descendants from (I) will, owing to inheritance, differ considerably from the eight descendants from (A); the two groups, moreover, are supposed to have gone on diverging in different directions.
But as these two groups have gone on diverging in character from the type of their parents, the new species (F14) will not be directly intermediate between them, but rather between types of the two groups; and every naturalist will be able to bring some such case before his mind.
If, in our diagram, we suppose the amount of change represented by each successive group of diverging dotted lines to be very great, the forms marked a14 to p14, those marked b14 and f14, and those marked o14 to m14, will form three very distinct genera.
Preparatory week is expected to begin this spring for a new diverging diamond interchange at I-83 Exit 4 for Route 851.
At one point, diverging diamonds' lanes crisscross, causing drivers to find themselves to the left of oncoming traffic.
12, 2015, Marion became the home of Illinois' first diverging diamond interchange.
In this way, we propose that these methods can be applied in a wider range of variables' values and also be used in other segments of the freeway which include traffic conflicts, merging, or diverging.
Global Banking News-November 13, 2015--ECB official warns about diverging central bank policies in USA and Europe
Medieval historians and social scientists compare Christendom and Islam during the Middle Ages and seek reasons for diverging institutional structures.
The Economic Outlook report draws attention to a global economy stuck in low gear, with growth in trade and investment under-performing historic averages and diverging demand patterns across countries and regions, both in advanced and emerging economies.
Unison, the biggest public sector union, has raised concerns that the acceptance of the offer will see diverging pay and conditions for health service staff across the UK.
The languages spoken in North Korea and South Korea are diverging as a result of their 60-year separation.
November 28, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan and South Sudan are still diverging over the zero line which is proposed by the African Union mediation since last year to determine the baseline for the demilitarized security zone between Sudan and South Sudan.