Symmetrical meaning

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The definition of symmetrical is something that is the same on both sides of a center point or axis.

When your face is the same in size, shape and proportions on both sides of your nose, this is an example of a situation where your face would be described as symmetrical.

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Of or exhibiting symmetry.
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Having or showing symmetry.
  • (bot.) That can be divided into similar halves by a plane passing through the center; also, having the same number of parts in each whorl of leaves.
  • (chem.) Exhibiting a regular repeated pattern of atoms in the structural formula; specif., designating a compound (benzene derivative) in which substitution takes place at the alternate carbon atoms.
  • (math., logic) Designating an equation, relation, etc. whose terms can be interchanged without affecting its validity.
  • (med.) Affecting corresponding parts of the body simultaneously in the same way.
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Exhibiting symmetry; having harmonious or proportionate arrangement of parts; having corresponding parts or relations.
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