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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (mathematics) a lack of symmetry.

Usage examples (9)
  • As a result he devoted himself to the study of what he called dissymmetry, pointing out that inorganic substances are not dissymmetrical in their crystallization, while...
  • Another illustration for arriving at a single molecule of high dissymmetry through chance action and normal thermic agitation.
  • Checking the organ donation box will thankfully certainly not shorten your life, but on average, since organ donors die as frequently as the rest of the population, this...
  • The sphere s should be small and of uniform thickness; any dissymmetry of course has the effect to diminish the sensitiveness. for more
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