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n. pl. dis·sym·me·tries
Lack of symmetry.
dis′sym·met′ric (dĭs′sĭ-mĕt′rĭk), dis′sym·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
n, pl -tries
1. (Mathematics) lack of symmetry
2. (General Physics) the relationship between two objects when one is the mirror image of the other. See also chirality
3. (Chemistry) another name for chirality
dissymmetric, ˌdissymˈmetrical adj
dis•sym•me•try(dɪˈsɪm ɪ tri, dɪsˈsɪm-)
lack of symmetry.
dis`sym•met′ric (-ˈmɛ trɪk) dis`sym•met′ri•cal, adj.
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|Noun||1.||dissymmetry - (mathematics) a lack of symmetry|
geometrical irregularity, irregularity - an irregular asymmetry in shape; an irregular spatial pattern
radial asymmetry - the absence of symmetry about an axis
footedness - the property of favoring one foot over the other (as in kicking a ball)
eyedness - the property of favoring one eye over the other (as in taking aim)