asymmetry

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Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ symmetry.

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Noun[edit]

asymmetry ‎(countable and uncountable, plural asymmetries)

  1. Want of symmetry, or proportion between the parts of a thing, especially want of bilateral symmetry.
  2. Lacking a common measure between two objects or quantities; Incommensurability.
  3. That which causes something to not be symmetrical.

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