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Definitions for Asymmetric
ˌeɪ səˈmɛ trɪk, ˌæs ə-Asym·met·ric

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. asymmetrical, asymmetricadjective

    characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components


  1. asymmetricadjective

    Of a shape, not symmetric.

    Etymology: A- + symmetric, as ἀσυμμετρία (asymmetria), "disproportion", "deformity".

  2. asymmetricadjective

    Not involving a mutual exchange of keys between the sender and receiver.

    Etymology: A- + symmetric, as ἀσυμμετρία (asymmetria), "disproportion", "deformity".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asymmetricadjective

    alt. of Asymmetrical

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Asymmetric in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Asymmetric in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Asymmetric in a Sentence

  1. John Carlin:

    We follow the facts and evidence wherever they lead, to identify the fingers at the keyboards that threaten our people, our companies, and our national security, identifying those responsible for these attacks is only the first step, and we will continue to do our part to protect and defend our nation from the asymmetric threats posed through cyberspace.

  2. Pedro Sanchez:

    We will not suddenly recover activity across all sectors, the deescalation has to be gradual and asymmetric... We won't all advance at the same pace but we will follow the same rules.

  3. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud:

    We are planning that by the first quarter of next year there will not be a territory, space, controlled by al Shabaab, We know that is not the end. We know al Shabaab will melt into society and keep continuing this asymmetric urban warfare for some time but that is the next phase of the conflict.

  4. Funk Kirkegaard:

    This is Germany realizing that Italy is not Greece, if we have another asymmetric recovery, then it will be very bad for the EU and extremely bad for the German economy itself.

  5. Gilles Moëc:

    As always, it's become an asymmetric risk with the ECB, if they move (to provide immediate stimulus) it is partly priced in. If they don't move it is going to be really bad.

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    closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • A. handsome
    • B. suspicious
    • C. tight
    • D. dependable

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