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1. bilateral

adjective. ['baɪˈlætɝəl'] having identical parts on each side of an axis.

Synonyms

  • bilaterally symmetrical
  • bilaterally symmetric
  • symmetric
  • symmetrical

Antonyms

  • unvaried
  • colourless
  • colorless
  • nonreversible

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Words that Rhyme with Bilateral Symmetry

  • dissymmetry
  • altimetry
  • asymmetry

Example sentences of the word bilateral-symmetry


1. Noun Phrase
Animals with bilateral symmetry can be divided only into mirror halves through a single plane.

2. Noun Phrase
At the same time, a few echinoderms like the sand dollar have bilateral symmetry.

3. Noun Phrase
Scientists believe that echinoderms evolved from animals with bilateral symmetry.

4. Noun Phrase
One of the oldest fossil echinoderms, the Homalozoa, has bilateral symmetry.

2. bilateral

adjective. ['baɪˈlætɝəl'] having two sides or parts.

Synonyms

  • many-sided
  • two-sided

Antonyms

  • actinomorphic
  • irregular
  • perpendicular

3. bilateral

adjective. ['baɪˈlætɝəl'] affecting or undertaken by two parties.

Synonyms

  • reciprocal

Antonyms

  • oblique
  • unbalanced

4. symmetry

noun. ['ˈsɪmətri'] (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane.

Synonyms

  • balance
  • symmetricalness
  • bilateralism
  • spatiality
  • bilaterality
  • spatial property
  • bilateral symmetry
  • radial symmetry
  • regularity
  • correspondence

Antonyms

  • asymmetry
  • disequilibrium
  • imbalance
  • irregularity

Etymology

  • symmetria (Latin)
  • συμμετρία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. symmetry

noun. ['ˈsɪmətri'] balance among the parts of something.

Synonyms

  • proportion
  • equilibrium
  • equipoise
  • counterbalance

Antonyms

  • irregular
  • regular
  • unsteadiness
  • variability

Etymology

  • symmetria (Latin)
  • συμμετρία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. symmetry

noun. ['ˈsɪmətri'] (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions.

Synonyms

  • isotropy

Antonyms

  • unbalance
  • inequality

Etymology

  • symmetria (Latin)
  • συμμετρία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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