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Asymmetrical
Asymmetric As`ym*met"ric, Asymmetrical As`ym*met"ri*cal, a. [See Asymmetrous.] 1. Incommensurable. [Obs.] 2. Not symmetrical; wanting proportion; esp., not bilaterally symmetrical. --Huxley.
Dissymmetrical
Dissymmetrical Dis`sym*met"ric*al, a. Not having symmetry; asymmetrical; unsymmetrical.
Monosymmetrical
Monosymmetric Mon`o*sym*met"ric, Monosymmetrical Mon`o*sym*met"ric*al, a. [Mono- + symmetric, -ical.] (Crystallog.) Same as Monoclinic.
Skew symmetrical determinant
Skew Skew, a. Turned or twisted to one side; situated obliquely; skewed; -- chiefly used in technical phrases. Skew arch, an oblique arch. See under Oblique. Skew back. (Civil Engin.) (a) The course of masonry, the stone, or the iron plate, having an inclined face, which forms the abutment for the voussoirs of a segmental arch. (b) A plate, cap, or shoe, having an inclined face to receive the nut of a diagonal brace, rod, or the end of an inclined strut, in a truss or frame. Skew bridge. See under Bridge, n. Skew curve (Geom.), a curve of double curvature, or a twisted curve. See Plane curve, under Curve. Skew gearing, or Skew bevel gearing (Mach.), toothed gearing, generally resembling bevel gearing, for connecting two shafts that are neither parallel nor intersecting, and in which the teeth slant across the faces of the gears. Skew surface (Geom.), a ruled surface such that in general two successive generating straight lines do not intersect; a warped surface; as, the helicoid is a skew surface. Skew symmetrical determinant (Alg.), a determinant in which the elements in each column of the matrix are equal to the elements of the corresponding row of the matrix with the signs changed, as in (1), below. (1) 0 2 -3-2 0 53 -5 0 (2) 4 -1 71 8 -2-7 2 1 Note: This requires that the numbers in the diagonal from the upper left to lower right corner be zeros. A like determinant in which the numbers in the diagonal are not zeros is a skew determinant, as in (2), above.
Unsymmetrical
Unsymmetrical Un`sym*met"ric*al, a. 1. Wanting in symmetry, or due proportion pf parts. 2. (Biol.) Not symmetrical; being without symmetry, as the parts of a flower when similar parts are of different size and shape, or when the parts of successive circles differ in number. See Symmetry. 3. (Chem.) Being without symmetry of chemical structure or relation; as, an unsymmetrical carbon atom. Unsymmetrical carbon atom (Chem.), one which is united at once to four different atoms or radicals. This condition usually occasions physical isomerism, with the attendant action on polarized light.
Unsymmetrical carbon atom
Unsymmetrical Un`sym*met"ric*al, a. 1. Wanting in symmetry, or due proportion pf parts. 2. (Biol.) Not symmetrical; being without symmetry, as the parts of a flower when similar parts are of different size and shape, or when the parts of successive circles differ in number. See Symmetry. 3. (Chem.) Being without symmetry of chemical structure or relation; as, an unsymmetrical carbon atom. Unsymmetrical carbon atom (Chem.), one which is united at once to four different atoms or radicals. This condition usually occasions physical isomerism, with the attendant action on polarized light.
Unsymmetrically
Unsymmetrically Un`sym*met"ric*al*ly, adv. Not symmetrically.

Meaning of Symmetrical from wikipedia

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- In mathematics, the symmetric difference, also known as the disjunctive union, of two sets is the set of elements which are in either of the sets and...
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