Asymmetry

Asymmetry is the absence of, or a violation of, symmetry. Symmetry is an important property of both physical and abstract systems and it may be displayed in precise terms or in more aesthetic terms. The absence of violation of symmetry that are either expected or desired can have important consequences for a system. ==In organisms== Due to how cel...
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Asymmetry

• (n.) Want of symmetry, or proportion between the parts of a thing, esp. want of bilateral symmetry. • (n.) Incommensurability.
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asymmetry

(a-sim´ә-tre) lack or absence of symmetry; dissimilarity in corresponding parts or organs on opposite sides of the body that are normally alike. In chemistry, lack of symmetry in the special arrangements of the atoms and radicals within the molecule or crystal. adj., asymmet´rical., adj.
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asymmetry

(from the article `formal logic`) ...and the first—i.e., if is such that()()( ~)—then is said to be asymmetrical (example: `is greater than`). A relation that is neither ...
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asymmetry

(from the article `life`) ...can be put together in complementary ways like a left- and right-handed glove. The same building blocks can be used to produce molecules that are ... ...of nature are symmetrical if all three reflections are combined: charge, parity, and time reflections forming what can be called (after the ... [2 relate...
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asymmetry

dissymmetry noun (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
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Asymmetry

A·sym'me·try noun [ Greek ...; 'a priv. + ... symmetry.] 1. Want of symmetry, or proportion between the parts of a thing, esp. want of bilateral symmetry. 2. (Math.) Incommensurability. [ Obsolete] Barrow.
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Asymmetry

A lack of equivalence between two things, such as the unequal tax treatment of interest expense and dividend payments.
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Asymmetry

A lack of equivalence between two things, such as the unequal tax treatment of interest expense and dividend payments.
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Asymmetry

A lack of equivalence between two things, such as the unequal tax treatment of interest expense and
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asymmetry

asymmetry A lack or absence of symmetry; dissimilarity in corresponding parts of organs on opposite sides of the body that are normally alike.
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Asymmetry

In networking, a system in which the relationship between two entities is inherently unequal, with each entity restricted to a set of operations and prerogatives defined by its role in the relationship.
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asymmetry

Lack or absence of balanced proportions between parts of a thing.
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asymmetry

Type: Term Pronunciation: ā-sim′e-trē Definitions: 1. Lack of symmetry; disproportion between two parts normally alike. 2. Significant difference in amplitude or frequency of EEG activity recorded simultaneously from the two sides of the brain under identical conditions. Synonyms: dissymmetry
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asymmetry

uneven, irregular design.
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asymmetry

[n] - (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
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