noun (plural asymmetries)
Lack of equality or equivalence between parts or aspects of something; lack of symmetry.
More example sentences
- And when we choose asymmetry it is usually because we recognise the effect that the absence of symmetry produces.
- To see an obvious example of asymmetry, just look at your hands.
- Why must the price of peace be paid symmetrically, when only asymmetry exists in the causes of war?
mid 17th century: from Greek asummetria, from a- 'without' + summetria (see symmetry).
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