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  1. sym·me·try
    IPA[ˈsimətrē]
  2. noun

    • 1. the quality of being made up of exactly similar parts facing each other or around an axis:

      this series has a line of symmetry through its center a crystal structure with hexagonal symmetry
      Synonym : regularity, evenness, uniformity, equilibrium, consistency, congruity, conformity, agreement, correspondence, orderliness, equality
    • 2. correct or pleasing proportion of the parts of a thing:

      an overall symmetry making the poem pleasant to the ear
      Synonym : balance, proportions, regularity, evenness of form, harmony, harmoniousness, consonance, concord, coordination
    • 3. similarity or exact correspondence between different things:

      history sometimes exhibits weird symmetries between events a lack of symmetry between men and women
    • 4. a law or operation in which a physical property or process has an equivalence in two or more directions.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: symmetry, plural noun: symmetries

    • noun

      the quality of being made up of exactly similar parts facing each other or around an axis:

      correct or pleasing proportion of the parts of a thing:

    • noun

      symmetry around a central axis, as in a starfish or a tulip flower:
    • noun

      the property of being divisible into symmetrical halves on either side of a unique plane.
    • noun

      the absence or reduction of manifest symmetry in a situation despite its presence in the laws of nature underlying it:
    • noun

      symmetry about a plane, like that between an object and its reflection.
    • noun

      symmetry about a plane, like that between an object and its reflection.
    • noun

      the absence or reduction of manifest symmetry in a situation despite its presence in the laws of nature underlying it:
    • noun

      the property of being divisible into symmetrical halves on either side of a unique plane.
    • noun

      symmetry about a central axis, as in a starfish or a tulip flower:
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