Pronunciation: /ˈsɪm.ɪ.tri/ Explain
Symmetry is a concept of balance or "patterned self-similarity" that can be demonstrated or proved according to the rules of a formal system: by geometry, through physics or otherwise. Point of symmetry. Line of symmetry.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, symmetry. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 174. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. Symmetry. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/s/symmetry.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
5/5/2011: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)