Asymmetrous
Asymmetrous A*sym"me*trous, a. [Gr. ?.] Asymmetrical. [Obs.] --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

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  • Asymmetric — As ym*met ric, Asymmetrical As ym*met ri*cal, a. [See {Asymmetrous}.] 1. Incommensurable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Not symmetrical; wanting proportion; esp., not bilaterally symmetrical. Huxley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asymmetrical — Asymmetric As ym*met ric, Asymmetrical As ym*met ri*cal, a. [See {Asymmetrous}.] 1. Incommensurable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Not symmetrical; wanting proportion; esp., not bilaterally symmetrical. Huxley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asymmetrical — 1680s; see ASYMMETRY (Cf. asymmetry) + ICAL (Cf. ical). Other forms that have served as an adjective based on asymmetry are asymmetral (1620s), asymmetrous (1660s), and asymmetric (1875); only the last seems to have any currency. Related:… …   Etymology dictionary

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