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Meaning of UNSYMMETRICAL

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having unsymmetrical parts or unequal dimensions or measurements
  2. [adj]  lacking symmetry
 

UNSYMMETRICAL is a 13 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: anisometric, asymmetric, asymmetrical, unequal, unsymmetric
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un`sym*met"ric*al\, a.
1. Wanting in symmetry, or due proportion pf parts.

2. (Biol.) Not symmetrical; being without symmetry, as the
   parts of a flower when similar parts are of different size
   and shape, or when the parts of successive circles differ
   in number. See {Symmetry}.

3. (Chem.) Being without symmetry of chemical structure or
   relation; as, an unsymmetrical carbon atom.

{Unsymmetrical carbon atom} (Chem.), one which is united at
   once to four different atoms or radicals. This condition
   usually occasions physical isomerism, with the attendant
   action on polarized light.

 

 

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