(*not comparable*)

- (analysis) Of, relating to, or being an asymptote; (of lines) approaching ever nearer, but never crossing.

adjective

The definition of asymptotic is a line that approaches a curve but never touches.

A curve and a line that get closer but do not intersect are examples of a curve and a line that are asymptotic to each other.

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Adjective

(*not comparable*)

- (analysis) Of, relating to, or being an asymptote; (of lines) approaching ever nearer, but never crossing.

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