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# asymptote

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## CIDE DICTIONARY

asymptoten. [Gr. not falling together; 'a priv. + to fall together; with + to fall. Cf. Symptom.].
A line which approaches nearer to some curve than assignable distance, but, though infinitely extended, would never meet it. Asymptotes may be straight lines or curves. A rectilinear asymptote may be conceived as a tangent to the curve at an infinite distance.  [1913 Webster]

## OXFORD DICTIONARY

asymptote, n. a line that continually approaches a given curve but does not meet it at a finite distance.

Derivative
Etymology
mod.L asymptota (linea line) f. Gk asumptotos not falling together f. a- not + sun together + ptotos falling f. pipto fall

## THESAURUS

### asymptote

approach, bottleneck, collision course, concentralization, concentration, concourse, concurrence, confluence, conflux, congress, convergence, converging, crossing, focalization, focus, funnel, hub, meeting, mutual approach, narrowing gap, radius, spokes, tangent

## ROGET THESAURUS

### Convergence

N convergence, confluence, concourse, conflux, congress, concurrence, concentration, convergency, appulse, meeting, corradiation, assemblage, resort, asymptote, converging, convergent, confluent, concurrent, centripetal, asymptotical, asymptotic, confluxible.

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