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spherical divergence

1. n. [Geophysics]
The apparent loss of energy from a wave as it spreads during travel. Spherical divergence decreases energy with the square of the distance.
2. n. [Geophysics]
The apparent loss of intensity of a gravitational or magnetic field with distance. Spherical divergence decreases energy with the square of the distance.