# symmetric

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## sym·met·ri·cal

(sĭ-mĕt′rĭ-kəl) also**sym·met·ric**(-rĭk)

*adj.*

Of or exhibiting symmetry.

**sym·met′ri·cal·ly**

*adv.*

## symmetric

(sɪˈmɛtrɪk)*adj*

**1.**(Logic)

*logic*

*maths*(of a relation) holding between a pair of arguments

*x*and

*y*when and only when it holds between

*y*and

*x,*as

*… is a sibling of …*but not

*… is a brother of …*. Compare asymmetric

^{5}, antisymmetric, nonsymmetric

**2.**(Mathematics)

*logic*

*maths*(of a relation) holding between a pair of arguments

*x*and

*y*when and only when it holds between

*y*and

*x,*as

*… is a sibling of …*but not

*… is a brother of …*. Compare asymmetric

^{5}, antisymmetric, nonsymmetric

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Adj. | 1. | symmetric - having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding partsparallel - being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows" regular - in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties" |

## symmetric

*adjective*

Characterized by or displaying symmetry, especially correspondence in scale or measure:

Translations

**symetrický**

**symmetrinen**

**simetričan**

**symmetrisk**

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