Symmetric Sym*met"ric, a. Symmetrical. [1913 Webster]

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  • symmetric — adjective see symmetrical …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • symmetric — sym·met·ric || sɪ metrɪk(l) adj. balanced, even, proportional, having parts corresponding to one another relative to the whole, identical on both sides …   English contemporary dictionary

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