Meaning of SYMMETRY in English


[ 'sɪmɪtri ]

■ noun ( plural symmetries ) the quality of being made up of exactly similar parts facing each other or around an axis.

↘correct or pleasing proportion of parts.

↘similarity or exact correspondence.

↘ Physics & Mathematics the property of being unchanged by a given operation or process.


symmetrize or symmetrise verb


C16: from Fr. symétrie or L. symmetria , from Gk, from sun- 'with' + metron 'measure'.

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