- a relating to or of the nature of an asymptote
an asymptotic function
- He likes to superimpose a trelliswork of formulations from the Greek or Latin (grids of the apodictic, the epistemological, the asymptotic) upon the subject at hand.
- Mike Dunleavy in USA Today
Neither one of those guys has had any issues with any of the things that are even being talked about. All I know is that if Cuttino has anything, he's been asymptotic,Dunleavy said. "He's never had any issue with us. There's never been one...
- Carl Sagan in The Atlantic (blog)
As is often the case, Carl Sagan said it best: "We have a method, and that method helps us to reach not absolute truth, only asymptotic approaches to the truth - never there, just closer and closer, always finding vast new oceans of undiscovered...