HyperDic: symmetry

English > 3 senses of the word symmetry:
NOUNattributesymmetry, symmetricalness, correspondence, balance(mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation
shapesymmetry, proportionbalance among the parts of something
attributesymmetry, isotropy(physics) the property of being isotropic
symmetry > pronunciation
Soundssih'mahtriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > symmetry: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaning(mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane.
Synonymssymmetricalness, correspondence, balance
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Narrowerbilaterality, bilateralism, bilateral symmetryThe property of being symmetrical about a vertical plane
radial symmetryThe property of symmetry about an axis
regularity, geometrical regularityA property of polygons
Broaderspatial property, spatialityAny property relating to or occupying space
Oppositeasymmetry, dissymmetry, imbalance(mathematics) a lack of symmetry / symmetry
Spanishsimetría
Catalansimetria
Adjectivessymmetrichaving similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding / corresponding parts
Verbssymmetrize, symmetrisemake symmetric
English > symmetry: 3 senses > noun 2, shape
Meaningbalance among the parts of something.
Synonymproportion
Broaderbalance, equilibrium, equipoise, counterbalanceequality of distribution
Oppositedisproportionlack of proportion / proportion
Spanishproporción, simetría
Catalanproporció, simetria
Adjectivessymmetrichaving similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding / corresponding parts
Verbssymmetrize, symmetrisemake symmetric
English > symmetry: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaning(physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions.
Synonymisotropy
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
BroaderpropertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
OppositeanisotropyThe property of being anisotropic
Spanishisotropía
Catalanisotropia

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