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  • adj. The converse of symmetric in electrical network theory, especially filter theory. A network where the input and output image impedances are the dual, or inverse, of each other as opposed to symmetric networks where they are equal.
  • adj. In mechanics, relating to a pair of forces, a pair of oscillations or other motion acting in the opposite direction to symmetric.
  • adj. In music, going off the rhythm, especially during a transition from one time signature to another.
  • adj. Opposed to metrication.


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