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The x-axis and y-axis are asymptotes of the hyperbola xy = 3.


 (ăs′ĭm-tōt′, -ĭmp-)
A line whose distance to a given curve tends to zero. An asymptote may or may not intersect its associated curve.

[Ultimately from Greek asumptōtos, not intersecting : a-, not; see a-1 + sumptōtos, intersecting (from sumpiptein, sumptō-, to converge : sun-, syn- + piptein, to fall; see pet- in Indo-European roots).]

as′ymp·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk), as′ymp·tot′i·cal adj.
as′ymp·tot′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.asymptotically - toward an asymptote; "it grew asymptotically"
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Hence, the low-criminality equilibrium [P.sub.l] = ([S.sub.0], [D.sub.0], [C.sub.1], [S.sub.1], [D.sub.1], 0,0,0) is locally asymptotically stable if [R.sup.*.sub.1] < 1, where [R.sup.*.sub.1], defined as Criminality Reproduction Number (CRN), is given by
Further, (i) if [R.sub.0] < 1, the disease-free equilibrium [P.sub.02]([K.sub.p], 0) is locally asymptotically stable and (ii) if [R.sub.0] > 1, the disease-free equilibrium [P.sub.02]([K.sub.p], 0) is unstable and the endemic equilibrium [P.sup.*]([S.sup.*.sub.p], [I.sup.*.sub.p]) exists and is locally asymptotically stable.
The system [mathematical expression not reproducible] is asymptotically stable if [absolute value of arg(eig(A))] > [alpha][pi]/2 where 0 < [alpha] < 2, and eig(A) are the eigenvalues of matrix A.
On the other hand, the concept of the asymptotically almost periodicity was introduced into the research field by French mathematician Frechet [17,18].
Then the existence, uniqueness, and the asymptotically orbit stability of order-one periodic solution (OOPS) of system (7) are proved in Section 3.
If [R.sub.0] [less than or equal to] 1, then the infection-free equilibrium [E.sub.0] is globally asymptotically stable and it becomes unstable if [R.sub.0] > 1.
The equilibrium point of system (1) is said to be globally asymptotically stable if it is locally stable in sense of Lyapunov and globally attractive.
This solution has the same thermodynamic characteristics as the black hole solution in asymptotically flat space-time; that is, the black hole entropy is equal to a quarter of the event horizon area, while the corresponding thermodynamics quantity satisfies the law of thermodynamics of black hole.