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Meaning of ASYMMETRIC

Pronunciation:  `eysu'metrik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components
 

ASYMMETRIC is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: asymmetrical, ill-proportioned, lopsided, noninterchangeable, one-sided, unsymmetric, unsymmetrical
 
 Antonyms: symmetric, symmetrical
 
 See Also: irregular

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As`ym*met"ric\, Asymmetrical \As`ym*met"ri*cal\, a.
[See {Asymmetrous}.]
1. Incommensurable. [Obs.]

2. Not symmetrical; wanting proportion; esp., not bilaterally
   symmetrical. --Huxley.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anamorphous, askew, bent, bowed, cockeyed, contorted, crazy, crooked, crumpled, crunched, deviative, disparate, disproportionate, distorted, ill-matched, ill-proportioned, ill-sorted, inadequate, insufficient, irregular, labyrinthine, lopsided, mismatched, nonsymmetric, odd, one-sided, out of proportion, skew, skewed, sprung, tortuous, twisted, unequal, uneven, unsymmetric, warped
 

 

 

 

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