### What does **rotational symmetry** mean?

# Definitions for rotational symmetry

ro·ta·tion·al sym·me·t·ry

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Rotational symmetry

Rotational symmetry, also known as radial symmetry in geometry, is the property a shape has when it looks the same after some rotation by a partial turn. An object's degree of rotational symmetry is the number of distinct orientations in which it looks exactly the same for each rotation. Certain geometric objects are partially symmetrical when rotated at certain angles such as squares rotated 90°, however the only geometric objects that are fully rotationally symmetric at any angle are spheres, circles and other spheroids.

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Rotational symmetry

Generally speaking, an object with rotational symmetry, also known in biological contexts as radial symmetry, is an object that looks the same after a certain amount of rotation. An object may have more than one rotational symmetry; for instance, if reflections or turning it over are not counted. The degree of rotational symmetry is how many degrees the shape has to be turned to look the same on a different side or vertex. It cannot be the same side or vertex.

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of rotational symmetry in Chaldean Numerology is:

**5**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of rotational symmetry in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**2**

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