Definitions for Asymmetryeɪˈsɪm ɪ tri
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a•sym•met•ricˌeɪ səˈmɛ trɪk, ˌæs ə-(adj.)
not identical on both sides of a central line; lacking symmetry.
having an unsymmetrical arrangement of atoms in a molecule. noting a carbon atom bonded to four different atoms or groups. (of a polymer) noting an atom or group that is within a polymer chain and is bonded to two different atoms or groups that are external to the chain.
Origin of asymmetric:
a•sym•me•tryeɪˈsɪm ɪ tri(n.)
asymmetry, dissymmetry, imbalance(noun)
(mathematics) a lack of symmetry
Want of symmetry, or proportion between the parts of a thing, especially want of bilateral symmetry.
Lacking a common measure between two objects or quantities; Incommensurability.
That which causes something to not be symmetrical.
want of symmetry, or proportion between the parts of a thing, esp. want of bilateral symmetry
Asymmetry is the absence of, or a violation of, symmetry.
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