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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.

  2. asymmetricadjective

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

  3. 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. Alexander Gabuev:

    The economic situation in Russia is deteriorating, and that gives China an upper hand in the relationship, ties between Moscow and Beijing have been asymmetric before Russia was a needier partner, but now this is an asymmetry on steroids where China has the commanding position, and definitely will be not shy to use it going forward.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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    lacking orderly continuity
    • A. occasional
    • B. disjointed
    • C. tight
    • D. plush

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