At that point, with a loss of symmetry in the power provided by the engines, the airplane banks sharply and dives, into the water.
But, he says, what ultimately makes a hat look good on a person is the symmetry of the crown of their head to their jaw line.
In a nice bit of symmetry, 56% of Democrats said that Bush should be impeached in July of 2007, according to a Rasmussen survey.
Indeed there was something almost Dantean about the symmetry of the punishment he suffered—the arch-insider was forced outside.
As a novelist, experience, he argues, matters less than “ordering, symmetry, and imagination.”
In the symmetry of the dividing cell the basis of that resemblance which we call Heredity is contained'.
I do not think those top-gallant-sails have the symmetry of the canvas of a ship-of-war.
The Assembly vigorously entered on the work of bringing order out of confusion, symmetry out of chaos.
Lastly, Variety: Variety is never so conspicuous, as when it is united with symmetry.
Slightness becomes supplanted by comparative solidity, commonness by novelty, lowness and irregularity by symmetry and height.
1560s, "relation of parts, proportion," from Latin symmetria, from Greek symmetria "agreement in dimensions, due proportion, arrangement," from symmetros "having a common measure, even, proportionate," from syn- "together" (see syn-) + metron "meter" (see meter (n.2)). Meaning "harmonic arrangement of parts" first recorded 1590s. Symmetrophobia is from 1809, supposed to be evident in Egyptian temples and Japanese art.
symmetry sym·me·try (sĭm'ĭ-trē)
Exact correspondence of form and constituent configuration on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane or about a center or an axis.