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# symmetrical

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adjective sym·met·ri·cal \sə-ˈme-tri-kəl\

## Simple Definition of symmetrical

• : having sides or halves that are the same : having or showing symmetry

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

## Full Definition of symmetrical

1. 1 :  having, involving, or exhibiting symmetry

2. 2 :  having corresponding points whose connecting lines are bisected by a given point or perpendicularly bisected by a given line or plane <symmetrical curves>

3. 3 symmetric :  being such that the terms or variables may be interchanged without altering the value, character, or truth <symmetric equations> <R is a symmetric relation if aRb implies bRa>

4. 4a :  capable of division by a longitudinal plane into similar halves <symmetrical plant parts>b :  having the same number of members in each whorl of floral leaves <symmetrical flowers>

5. 5 :  affecting corresponding parts simultaneously and similarly <symmetrical rash>

6. 6 :  exhibiting symmetry in a structural formula; especially :  being a derivative with groups substituted symmetrically in the molecule

## symmetrically

play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

## symmetricalness

play \-kəl-nəs\ noun

## Examples of symmetrical in a sentence

1. The human body is symmetrical.

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play \-trik\

## symmetrical

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adjective sym·met·ri·cal \sə-ˈme-tri-kəl\

## Definition of symmetrical for Students

1. :  having or showing symmetry <a symmetrical shape>

or

\-rik\

## symmetrical

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adjective sym·met·ri·cal \sə-ˈme-tri-kəl\

## Medical Definition of symmetrical

1. :  having, involving, or exhibiting symmetry: asa:  affecting corresponding parts simultaneously and similarly <a symmetrical rash>b:  exhibiting symmetry in a structural formula; especially :  being a derivative with groups substituted symmetrically in the molecule

## symmetrically

\-tri-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

or

\-trik\play

## Learn More about symmetrical

1. Spanish Central: Translation of symmetrical

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