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symmetry

 [sim´ĕ-tre]
correspondence in size, form, and arrangement of parts on opposite sides of a plane, or around an axis. adj., adj symmet´rical.
bilateral symmetry the configuration of an irregularly shaped body (such as the human body or that of higher animals) that can be divided by a longitudinal plane into halves that are mirror images of each other.
radial symmetry that in which the body parts are arranged regularly around a central axis.

sym·me·try

(sim'ĕ-trē),
Equality or correspondence in form of parts distributed around a center or an axis, at the extremities or poles, or on the opposite sides of any body.
[G. symmetria, fr. sym- + metron, measure]

symmetry

/sym·me·try/ (sim´ĕ-tre) correspondence in size, form, and arrangement of parts on opposite sides of a plane or around an axis.symmet´ricsymmet´rical
bilateral symmetry  the configuration of an irregularly shaped body (as the human body or that of higher animals) which can be divided by a longitudinal plane into halves that are mirror images of each other.
inverse symmetry  correspondence as between a part and its mirror image, wherein the right (or left) side of one part corresponds with the left (or right) side of the other.
radial symmetry  that in which the body parts are arranged regularly around a central axis.

symmetry

[sim′ətrē]
Etymology: Gk, syn, together, metron, measure
(in anatomy) the correspondence of parts on opposite sides of the body, or equality of parts on both sides of a dividing line.

sym·me·try

(sim'ĕ-trē)
Equality or correspondence in form of parts distributed around a center or an axis, at the extremities or poles, or on the opposite sides of any body.
[sym- + metron, measure]

symmetry,

n similar arrangement of parts around a shared axis or plane.

sym·me·try

(sim'ĕ-trē)
Correspondence in form of parts distributed around center or axis, at extremities, or on opposite sides of any body.

symmetry

correspondence in size, form and arrangement of parts on opposite sides of a plane, or around an axis. Often used to describe conformation.

bilateral symmetry
the configuration of an irregularly shaped body (such as the body of a higher animal) that can be divided by a longitudinal plane into halves that are mirror images of each other.
radial symmetry
that in which the body parts are arranged regularly around a central axis.
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The spacetime given in equation (16) admit two additional Noether symmetrie along with symmetries given in solution 1.
Solution 4: The following is the fourth solution which has the maximum Noether symmetries for the plane symmetric static conformal Minkowski spacetime
The solution (21) consist of eleven Noether symmetries in which ten are the isometries of the spacetime given in equation (20) which there are 11 conservation laws corresponding to different Noether symmetries.
It has been shown here that the static conformal Minkowski spacetimes admit, at least 7 Noether symmetries and at most 11 Noether symmetries.
Classification of plane symmetric static spacetimes according to their Noether's symmetries, Int.
Symmetries and differential equations, (Springer-Verlag, New York, 1989).
Tilings with noncrystallographic symmetries occur in art where the mathematicians' rules about having a limited number of congruent tiles and leaving no gaps need not be met.
To probe other puzzling phenomena, Yurke and Turok are thinking of studying other types of liquid crystals, which have different symmetries and which develop alternative types of defects.
They start out with the ability to contain very many symmetries, so, as the theory is broken to subtheories of different classes of phenomena, the smaller groups into which these two can be broken have more than enough symmetries to accommodate any needs.