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- adj. Not symmetric; asymmetric.
Pasteur grew crystals of a compound including the tartaric acid and noticed that they came in two nonsymmetric forms that were nonetheless mirror images of each other.
But the possibility of cooperation via coali - tions, agreements, and the like produces nonsymmetric arrangements so that the intent of the law-maker can - not be maintained without forbidding coalitions which then would run afoul of the principle of freedom.