Asymmetric Definition

Having no balance or symmetry.
An asymmetric design.
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Uneven in distribution.
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Existing or occurring between two incommensurate entities, especially to the detriment of one.
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Characterized by an imbalance in power between two opponents in an armed conflict, especially one in which a weaker force uses unconventional means, such as guerilla or terrorist tactics.
Asymmetric warfare.
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Of or relating to a carbon atom having four different atoms or structural groups attached to it, resulting in an unbalanced spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule, so that the molecule cannot be superimposed on its mirror image; chiral.
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Origin of Asymmetric

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

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