What does Asymmetry mean?

Definitions for Asymmetryeɪˈsɪm ɪ tri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. asymmetry, dissymmetry, imbalance(noun)

    (mathematics) a lack of symmetry


  1. asymmetry(Noun)

    Want of symmetry, or proportion between the parts of a thing, especially want of bilateral symmetry.

  2. asymmetry(Noun)

    Lacking a common measure between two objects or quantities; Incommensurability.

  3. asymmetry(Noun)

    That which causes something to not be symmetrical.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asymmetry(noun)

    want of symmetry, or proportion between the parts of a thing, esp. want of bilateral symmetry

  2. Asymmetry(noun)


  3. Origin: [Gr. ; 'a priv. + symmetry.]


  1. Asymmetry

    Asymmetry is the absence of, or a violation of, symmetry.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Asymmetry

    a-sim′e-tri, n. want of symmetry or proportion between parts.—adjs. Asymmet′ric, -al.—adv. Asymmet′rically. [Gr. See Symmetry.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Asymmetry in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Asymmetry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Xu Hongcai:

    Information asymmetry and inadequate risk management will hinder the growth of the online financing market.

  2. Louis Pasteur:

    The universe is asymmetric and I am persuaded that life, as it is known to us, is a direct result of the asymmetry of the universe or of its indirect consequences. The universe is asymmetric.

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