dissymmetry

dissymmetry

[dih-sim-i-tree, dis-sim-]
noun
absence or lack of symmetry.

Origin:
1835–45; dis-1 + symmetry

dissymmetric [dis-i-me-trik, dis-si-] , dissymmetrical, adjective
dissymmetrically, adverb
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dissymmetry (dɪˈsɪmɪtrɪ, dɪsˈsɪm-)
 
n , pl -tries
1.  lack of symmetry
2.  See also chirality the relationship between two objects when one is the mirror image of the other
3.  another name for chirality
 
dissymmetric
 
adj
 
dissym'metrical
 
adj
 
dissym'metrically
 
adv

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