Definition for A-SYM'ME-TRY

A-SYM'ME-TRY, n. [Gr. α privative and συμμετρια, symmetry, of συν, with, and μετρεω; to measure.]

The want of proportion between the parts of a thing. It is also used in mathematics for incommensurability, when between two quantities there is no common measure. – Johnson.

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