Meaning of ASYMMETRY
Pronunciation:   ey'simitree



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
[n] (mathematics) a lack of symmetry 

ASYMMETRY is a 9 letter word that starts with A. 
 Synonyms:   imbalance 

 Antonyms:   balance, correspondence, symmetricalness, symmetry  
 See Also:   eyedness, footedness, geometrical irregularity, handedness, irregularity, laterality, lopsidedness, radial asymmetry, skewness, spatial property, spatiality  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:   \A*sym"me*try\, n. [Gr. ?; 'a priv. + ? symmetry.]
1. Want of symmetry, or proportion between the parts of a
thing, esp. want of bilateral symmetry.
2. (Math.) Incommensurability. [Obs.] Barrow.


Thesaurus Terms 

 Related Terms:   ambiguity, ambivalence, anamorphism, anamorphosis, antinomy, buckle, contortion, contrariety, crookedness, detorsion, deviation, difference, disequilibrium, disparity, disproportion, disproportionateness, distortion, equivocality, gnarl, heresy, heterodoxy, heterogeneity, imbalance, inadequacy, incoherence, incommensurability, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency, inconsonance, inequality, inequity, injustice, insufficiency, irreconcilability, irregularity, knot, lopsidedness, nonconformability, nonconformity, nonuniformity, odds, overbalance, oxymoron, paradox, quirk, screw, selfcontradiction, shortcoming, torsion, tortuosity, turn, twist, unbalance, unconformability, unconformity, unevenness, unfair discrimination, unorthodoxy, unsymmetry, warp, wrench, wrest, wring 
 

