asymmetric

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A- + symmetric, as Ancient Greek ἀσυμμετρία (asymmetria), "disproportion", "deformity".

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asymmetric (comparative more asymmetric, superlative most asymmetric)

  1. (geometry, general) Of a shape, not symmetric.
  2. (cryptography) Not involving a mutual exchange of keys between the sender and receiver.

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