un·​sym·​met·​ri·​cal | \ ˌən-sə-ˈme-tri-kəl How to pronounce unsymmetrical (audio) \

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unsymmetrically \ ˌən-​sə-​ˈme-​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce unsymmetrical (audio) \ adverb

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Recent Examples on the Web The system used helium as a pressurizing gas, inhibited nitrogen tetroxide for an oxidizer, and a blended hydrazine fuel made up of a mixture of around 50 percent unsymmetrical dimethyl hydrazine and 50 percent anhydrous hydrazine. Alex Hollings, Popular Mechanics, "The Art of the Return Trip: How NASA Got Apollo 11 Home," 24 July 2019 This shrinking market has opened the door to the Angara rocket, which has the advantage of not using environmentally hazardous fuel for each of its stages—Proton engines used nitrogen tetroxide and unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, "Russia’s Proton rocket, which predates Apollo, will finally stop flying," 25 June 2018

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First Known Use of unsymmetrical

1755, in the meaning defined above

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“Unsymmetrical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsymmetrical. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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