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1. 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))

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Rhymes with Symmetry

  • altimetry

How do you pronounce symmetry?

Pronounce symmetry as ˈsɪmətri.

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How do you spell symmetry? Is it symetry ?

A common misspelling of symmetry is symetry

Sentences with symmetry


1. Noun, singular or mass
Unpin the paper pattern from the fabric and fold the fabric in half to check for symmetry.

2. Verb, base form
Most traditional style rooms stick to symmetry and incorporate vintage or antique pieces.

Quotes about symmetry


1. In art, at a certain level, there is no 'better than.' It's just about trying to operate for yourself on the most supreme level, artistically, that you can and hoping that people get it. Trusting that, just because of the way people are built and how interconnected we are, greatness will translate and symmetry will be recognised.
- Frank Ocean

2. Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole.
- Derek Walcott

3. Om (AUM) the Divine song is at the same time Symmetry, Supersymmetry, broken Symmetry, and the unbroken Symmetry of Nature.
- Amit Ray, Om Chanting & Meditation

2. 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))

3. 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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