- asymptotic
- A line is asymptotic to a curve if the distance between the line and the curve tends to zero as the distance along the curve tends to infinity.

*Philosophy dictionary.
Academic.
2011.*

- asymptotic
- A line is asymptotic to a curve if the distance between the line and the curve tends to zero as the distance along the curve tends to infinity.

*Philosophy dictionary.
Academic.
2011.*

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