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Definition of "asymmetry" []

  • Lack of balance or symmetry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "asymmetry" in a sentence
  • "Veterans of North Korean diplomacy say the tactic is based on what they call an "asymmetry of reasonableness.""
  • "My favorite post on policy asymmetry is this one from Catallarchy."
  • "The result of the prize-winning work showed for the first, time that the left-right asymmetry is not always completely compensated by transforming from matter to antimatter."