axi·​sym·​met·​ric | \ ˌak-si-sə-ˈme-trik How to pronounce axisymmetric (audio) \
variants: or less commonly axisymmetrical \ ˌak-​si-​sə-​ˈme-​tri-​kəl How to pronounce axisymmetric (audio) \

Definition of axisymmetric

: symmetric in respect to an axis

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axisymmetry \ ˌak-​si-​ˈsi-​mə-​trē How to pronounce axisymmetric (audio) \ 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, "Researchers Show How Not to Waste Waste," 1 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of axisymmetric

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for axisymmetric

axis + symmetric

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The first known use of axisymmetric was in 1882

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“Axisymmetric.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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