antisymmetric

adjective
an·​ti·​sym·​met·​ric | \ ˌan-tē-sə-ˈme-trik How to pronounce antisymmetric (audio) , ˌan-ˌtī- \

Definition of antisymmetric

: relating to or being a relation (such as "is a subset of") that implies equality of any two quantities for which it holds in both directions the relation R is antisymmetric if aRb and bRa implies a = b

First Known Use of antisymmetric

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Antisymmetric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antisymmetric. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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