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a·sym·met·ric

 (ā′sĭ-mĕt′rĭk) also a·sym·met·ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl)
adj.
1.
a. Having no balance or symmetry: an asymmetric design.
b. Uneven in distribution.
2.
a. Existing or occurring between two incommensurate entities, especially to the detriment of one.
b. Characterized by an imbalance in power between two opponents in an armed conflict, especially one in which a weaker force uses unconventional means, such as guerilla or terrorist tactics: asymmetric warfare.
3. Chemistry Of or relating to a carbon atom having four different atoms or structural groups attached to it, resulting in an unbalanced spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule, so that the molecule cannot be superimposed on its mirror image; chiral.

a′sym·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
a·sym′me·try (ā-sĭm′ĭ-trē) adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.asymmetrical - characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or componentsasymmetrical - characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components
irregular - contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices"
symmetric, symmetrical - having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
2.asymmetrical - irregular in shape or outline; "asymmetrical features"; "a dress with a crooked hemline"
irregular - contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices"

asymmetrical

adjective uneven, odd, unbalanced, lopsided, out of true, not parallel asymmetrical shapes

asymmetrical

adjective
Not straight, uniform, or symmetrical:
Translations
asimetričan
asimetricoasimmetrico
asymmetrisk

asymmetrical

[ˌeɪsɪˈmetrɪkəl]
A. ADJasimétrico
B. CPD asymmetrical bars NPL (Sport) → barras fpl asimétricas

asymmetrical

[ˌeɪsɪˈmɛtrɪkəl] adj [shape] → asymétrique

asymmetrical

[ˌeɪsɪˈmɛtrɪkl] asymmetric [ˌeɪsɪˈmɛtrɪk] adjasimmetrico/a
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Their faces were asymmetrical, bestial; their bodies were ugly and ape-like.
Near him stood a harmless Mary, middle-aged, fat, squat, asymmetrical, unlovely, a sucking child of two years astride her hip and taking nourishment.
Instead, her eyes were fixed anxiously upon her betrothed, and Martin, following her gaze, saw spread on that worthy's asymmetrical features nothing but black and sullen disapproval.
Huru-Huru asked, as Levy, a fat man with massive asymmetrical features, stepped out upon the beach.
Perhaps there is no hierarchy in the succession of asymmetrical occurrences.
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