adjective Date: circa 1909 symmetric with respect to a central point <
centrosymmetric molecules
a centrosymmetric curve

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  • centrosymmetric — centrosymmetry /sen troh sim i tree/, n. /sen troh si me trik/, adj. symmetric in relation to a center. Also, centrosymmetrical. [1875 80; CENTRO + SYMMETRIC] * * * …   Universalium

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  • centrosymmetric — cen·tro·symmetric …   English syllables

  • centrosymmetric — adjective having a symmetrical arrangement of radiating parts about a central point • Syn: ↑radially symmetrical • Similar to: ↑symmetrical, ↑symmetric * * * centrosymmetry /sen troh sim i tree/, n. /sen troh si me trik/, adj …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Bisymmetric matrix — In mathematics, a bisymmetric matrix is a square matrix that is symmetric about both of its main diagonals. More precisely, an n × n matrix A is bisymmetric if and only if it satisfies A = AT and AJ = JA where J is the n × n exchange… …   Wikipedia

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