axi·​sym·​met·​ric ˌak-si-sə-ˈme-trik How to pronounce axisymmetric (audio)
variants or less commonly axisymmetrical
: symmetric in respect to an axis
axisymmetry noun

Examples of axisymmetric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This study addresses the long-standing mystery of cubic scat formation and provides insight into new manufacturing techniques for non-axisymmetric structures using soft tissues. Steve Mirsky, Scientific American, 1 Feb. 2019

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Word History


axi(s) + symmetric

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of axisymmetric was in 1882

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“Axisymmetric.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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