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mirror symmetry

Syllabification: mir·ror sym·me·try

Definition of mirror symmetry in English:

noun

Symmetry about a plane, like that between an object and its reflection.
Example sentences
  • The fusion stalk structure shown in Fig.1 A is cylindrically symmetric around the z axis and exhibits mirror symmetry with respect to the equatorial plane.
  • The player tries to form a pattern with the coins that shows mirror symmetry around the middle row.
  • So there's a few examples of mirror symmetry and asymmetry all around us on the rotating earth and so forth, and I would delve deeper and deeper down to the atom till eventually it was a question of matter and anti-matter.

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