Associations to the word «Symmetry»


SYMMETRY, noun. Exact correspondence on either side of a dividing line, plane, center or axis.
SYMMETRY, noun. (uncountable) The satisfying arrangement of a balanced distribution of the elements of a whole.

Dictionary definition

SYMMETRY, noun. (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane.
SYMMETRY, noun. Balance among the parts of something.
SYMMETRY, noun. (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne