asymptote

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asymptote

a mathematical term used for the straight line which is a tangent to a curve at infinity.
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The asymptotic limit given by (8) applies to the particular distributed medium presented in this section.
We thus report the asymptotic limit as the time (in years) at which a gender composition changes by less than 0.
m] and Alfvenic Mach number MA for some of significant asymptotic limits.
However, it is now known that power-law dependences are valid only in asymptotic limits, if at all.
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