symptotic

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symptotic (comparative more symptotic, superlative most symptotic)

  1. (rare) (of lines) Intersecting, crossing.
    • 1970, Glenn Raymond Morrow (translator), A commentary on the first book of Euclid's Elements By Proclus (page 139)
      [] some are asymptotic, namely, those which however far extended never meet, and others that do intersect are symptotic.
  2. (rare) Symptomatic; relating to, based on, or constituting a symptom.