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symmetrize

[sim-i-trahyz] /ˈsɪm ɪˌtraɪz/
verb (used with object), symmetrized, symmetrizing.
1.
to reduce to symmetry; make symmetrical.
Also, especially British, symmetrise.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; symmetr(y) + -ize
Related forms
symmetrization, noun
unsymmetrized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for symmetrize

symmetrize

/ˈsɪmɪˌtraɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to render symmetrical or perfectly balanced
Derived Forms
symmetrization, symmetrisation, noun
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