Asymptote

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Asymptote

In geometry, a line associated with a curve in such a way that the distance between the line and the curve approaches zero as both reach toward infinity. Asymptotes are used in calculus and are computed using limits.
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The Asymptotical Stability and Stabilization for Discrete Singular Large-Scale Systems.
max] = maximum asymptotical efficiency; this term is considered to be independent of scallop size; it depends on physical and mechanical characteristics during dredging.
Tethered to its original in a sort of specular bondage, the adaptation is doomed to a state of asymptotical disjunction, always approaching its model but never coalescing fully with it [in a] .
Creative narratology provides the means for a type of understanding that leads to other types of asymptotical awareness as one generation seeks to strengthen the next.
6 mm) and there is a substantial growth to be gained for females (the asymptotical size is 44.
The problem may be simplified and the asymptotical integration method was used for obtaining a solution in the case of a very thin shell [34].