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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asymmetry  \A*sym"me*try\,  n.  [Gr.  ?;  'a  priv.  +  ?  symmetry.] 
  1.  Want  of  symmetry,  or  proportion  between  the  parts  of  a 
  thing  esp.  want  of  bilateral  symmetry. 
 
  2.  (Math.)  Incommensurability.  [Obs.]  --Barrow. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  asymmetry 
  n  :  (mathematics)  a  lack  of  symmetry  [syn:  {imbalance}]  [ant:  {symmetry}] 




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