- condition of being symmetrical; specif.,
- similarity of form or arrangement on either side of a dividing line or plane
- correspondence of opposite parts in size, shape, position, etc.
- balance or beauty of form or proportion, esp. as resulting from such correspondence
Origin of symmetryfrom Middle French or L: Middle French symmetrie (Fr symétrie) from Classical Latin symmetria from Classical Greek from symmetros, measured together from syn-, together + metron, a measure