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Asymptotic

of or relating to an .
(of a function) approaching a given value as an expression containing a variable tends to infinity.
(of two functions) so defined that their ratio approaches unity as the independent variable approaches a limit or infinity.
(of a formula) becoming increasingly exact as a variable approaches a limit, usually infinity.
coming into consideration as a variable approaches a limit, usually infinity:
asymptotic property; asymptotic behavior.
of or referring to an asymptote
(of a function, series, formula, etc) approaching a given value or condition, as a variable or an expression containing a variable approaches a limit, usually infinity

1670s, see asymptote + -ic. Related: Asymptotical; asymptotically.

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• Asymptotic freedom

a property of the force between quarks, according to quantum chromodynamics, such that they behave almost like free particles when they are close together within a hadron.

• Asymptotical

of or relating to an . (of a function) approaching a given value as an expression containing a variable tends to infinity. (of two functions) so defined that their ratio approaches unity as the independent variable approaches a limit or infinity. (of a formula) becoming increasingly exact as a variable approaches a limit, usually infinity. […]

• Asynapsis

failure of the pairing of homologous chromosomes during meiosis. noun (biology) failure of pairing of chromosomes at meiosis

• Asymptotically

of or relating to an . (of a function) approaching a given value as an expression containing a variable tends to infinity. (of two functions) so defined that their ratio approaches unity as the independent variable approaches a limit or infinity. (of a formula) becoming increasingly exact as a variable approaches a limit, usually infinity. […]

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