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dissymmetry

[dih-sim-i-tree, dis-sim-] /dɪˈsɪm ɪ tri, dɪsˈsɪm-/
noun
1.
absence or lack of symmetry.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; dis-1 + symmetry
Related forms
dissymmetric
[dis-i-me-trik, dis-si-] /ˌdɪs ɪˈmɛ trɪk, ˌdɪs sɪ-/ (Show IPA),
dissymmetrical, adjective
dissymmetrically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for dissymmetrical

dissymmetry

/dɪˈsɪmɪtrɪ; dɪsˈsɪm-/
noun (pl) -tries
1.
lack of symmetry
2.
the relationship between two objects when one is the mirror image of the other See also chirality
3.
another name for chirality
Derived Forms
dissymmetric (ˌdɪsɪˈmɛtrɪk; ˌdɪssɪ-), dissymmetrical, adjective
dissymmetrically, adverb
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