Definitions

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  • adj. Lacking symmetry; asymmetric

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as unsymmetrical.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking symmetry

Etymologies

From un- +‎ symmetric (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Squirrel-cage Induction Motor with effective resistance for starting in the stator and self-monitoring (unsymmetric circuit)

    5. Contactor Circuits

  • Another trend, growing from Weyl's work, involved introducing various geo - metrical features, such as torsion, directly into space - time, a notable example being the theory, based on an unsymmetric gab, on which Einstein was working at the time of his death.

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  • In others the tail fin is unsymmetric: the backbone runs into the upper lobe, leaving the two lobes of unequal size.

    The Elements of Geology

  • This results, apparently, in motives of irregular, unsymmetric lengths; but no confusion is possible if the student will recollect and apply the rule that the objective point (the heart, so to speak) of each motive is the first primary accent it contains; counting from these points, all irregularities of melodic extent become purely accidental and harmless.

    Lessons in Music Form A Manual of Analysis of All the Structural Factors and Designs Employed in Musical Composition

  • There is always a degree of incongruity in passing abruptly from the stiff symmetrical forms of a building, to the unsymmetric, though graceful, forms of a tree left in a state of nature; and it was no doubt a feeling of this kind which induced our ancestors to surround their houses with formal architectural gardens and trees clipped into stiff and regular forms.

    The Lady's Country Companion: or, How to Enjoy a Country Life Rationally

  • LinAlg (linear algebra: dense, sparse, unsymmetric linear solvers, eigenvalues and eigenprojectors, etc.);

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  • I hope ABAQUS allows for unsymmetric tangent moduli but don't know enough about that software.

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  • The web design hosting services is that this hesitant demille and unsymmetric warmonger is enjoyable for parapsychology and anasarca.

    Rational Review

  • Even though it's unsymmetric, one traditionally uses the masculine gender when the sex of the person is not specified.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • One will need to invoke the unsymmetric solver to avoid convergence problems.

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