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a·sym·met·ric (a),

Not symmetric; denoting a lack of symmetry between two or more like parts.


(ā′sĭ-mĕt′rĭk) also


Chemistry Of or relating to a carbon atom having four different atoms or structural groups attached to it, resulting in an unbalanced spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule, so that the molecule cannot be superimposed on its mirror image; chiral.

a′sym·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
a·sym′me·try (ā-sĭm′ĭ-trē) adv.


, asymmetrical (āsi-metrik, -ri-kăl)
Not symmetric; denoting a lack of symmetry between two or more like parts.


Not occurring equally on both sides of the body.
Mentioned in: Postpolio Syndrome


, asymmetrical (āsi-metrik, -ri-kăl)
Not symmetric; denoting a lack of symmetry between two or more like parts.
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What was originally conceived as a single-membered, one-dimensional, asymmetrical one-after-the-other now manifests itself multispatially: a multimembered, multidimensional Other is generated: an under-over-against-linked-with, against in-one-Another [ein unteruber-gegen-miteinander, gegen ineinAnderes], Example 41.
Figure 5 shows a distorted diagram of the asymmetrical one-pylon suspension bridge under the effect of symmetrical loading.
With experience you can cross the street by figuring out how to manage the asymmetrical risk/reward.
To prove the activity of the proposed MPPT method, simulations during 30 s with sampling time of 0.1 s are executed using; well-known conventional P&O which is developed in [2-6], asymmetrical FLC-based MPPT of different type and number of MFs which is explained in section IV, and GA optimized FLC-based MPPT which is explained in section V.
The first is a mind-set fixed on a conventional-war theory that understands asymmetrical conflict as part of conventional warfare.
Caption: Figure 4: The comparison of simulation experiment results of two-peak asymmetrical temperature field distribution: (a) model; (b) with LSA; (c) with RBF; (d) with modified algorithm.
For after-treatment observations, I manipulated the experimental flower in each pair so that it was asymmetrical: for some trials, I removed three or four petals from every experimental flower (petal removal; Fig.
The application of asymmetrical uniform microstrip coupled lines has been proposed to overcome the shortcoming of the narrow strip width of the single section Wilkinson power divider with high dividing ratio [18].
In Section 2, the design and theoretical analysis of two-way inverted asymmetrical Doherty power amplifier is described.
While Hadid's design features three towers, the copycat version reportedly has two, also constructed in an asymmetrical and futuristic style.
In their elegant prospective study, Wiersinga and colleagues (6) have evaluated sleeping position as an etiological factor in asymmetrical Graves' ophthalmopathy.
Study leader Dr Carl Senior said: "Winston Churchill was a great leader, and I would assume he was fairly asymmetrical.

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