Definition of asymptotically in English:

asymptotically

adverb

  • See asymptote

    • ‘There seems to be some kind of law that requires presidential campaigns to become asymptotically more trivial as election day approaches.’
    • ‘Many statistical methods produce unbiased or asymptotically unbiased estimates of parameters.’
    • ‘As resource input rates decreased, this proportion increased asymptotically.’
    • ‘The polynomial structures are unable to handle correlation patterns that decrease asymptotically to zero within the range of the data, and the correlation obtained by both models goes negative.’
    • ‘These models are then compared using likelihood ratio tests, for which the test statistic asymptotically follows a distribution.’
    • ‘The statement that this function gets asymptotically closer to the actual number of primes as the numbers get bigger is known as the Prime Number Theorem.’

Pronunciation

asymptotically

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