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asymmetric

adjective uk   /ˌeɪ.sɪˈmet.rɪk/ ( also asymmetrical,   /-əl/   ) us  
with two halves, sides, or parts that are not exactly the same in shape and size: Lisette came back from New York with a trendy asymmetric haircut.
asymmetrically
adverb uk   /-rɪ.kəl.i/ us  
asymmetry
noun [C or U] uk   /eɪˈsɪm.ə.tri/ us  
Translations of “asymmetric”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不對稱的, 不勻稱的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不对称的, 不匀称的…
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