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 noun Plural form of
asymptote .
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That is, it requires greater currents to cause pain at higher frequencies, and the curve asymptotes around 100 KHz, well below the 500 KHz frequency of the BDA10A.
Freshwater: Playing fast and loose with the truth  The Panda's Thumb 2010

At equity top saturation asymptotes smart money exits the equities and flows into debt instruments driving down interest rates.
What the Future Holds, Bryan Caplan  EconLog  Library of Economics and Liberty 2009

These are the lumped six broad elements that are interacting with each other to create the summation and integration valuation points, curves, saturation inflection asymptotes and fractals that respectively describe the real instantaneous state, the trending state, the saturation areas, and importantly the expected fractal nonlinearities of the complex macro economic system.
A Framing Puzzle, Bryan Caplan  EconLog  Library of Economics and Liberty 2009

What are the rate limiting factors that result in growth saturation points or asymptotes, decay selling saturation points or asymptotes, and the general nature of fractal patterning?
A Framing Puzzle, Bryan Caplan  EconLog  Library of Economics and Liberty 2009

After all, the hyperbole indefinitely approaches its asymptotes and yet, demonstrably, never meets them.
Nineteenth Century Geometry Torretti, Roberto 2007

The hyperbolic transformations or boosts have asymptotes, which correspond to the fundamental invariant of special relativity — the speed of light.
A Dark, Misleading Force Sean 2007

Geometricians indeed will tell you, the properties of asymptotes are demonstrated; you cannot help admitting them — but creation is not; why then admit it?

You likewise establish that asymptotes will approach one another without ever meeting; but it is under the supposition that they are lines having length without breadth — things which have only a speculative existence.

Ultimately, more genes in than out means that for each years cohort of immigrants, its genetic survival ratio asymptotes to zero.

Are the difficulties that attend the doctrine of incommensurable quantities, of the angle of contact, of the asymptotes to curves, or the like, sufficient to make you hold out against mathematical demonstration?
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