Meaning of SYMMETRY in English

SYMMETRY

/ ˈsɪmətri; NAmE / noun [ U ]

1.

the exact match in size and shape between two halves, parts or sides of sth :

the perfect symmetry of the garden design

2.

the quality of being very similar or equal :

the increasing symmetry between men's and women's jobs

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WORD ORIGIN

mid 16th cent. (denoting proportion): from French symétrie or Latin symmetria , from Greek , from sun- with + metron measure.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.