## What is another word for symmetry?

Pronunciation: [sˈɪmətɹɪ] (IPA)

Symmetry refers to the property of having similar shapes, sizes, and orientations on either side of a dividing line or plane. Synonyms for symmetry include balance, proportion, harmony, correspondence, uniformity, equality, and evenness. These words are often used in design and architecture to describe the pleasing and balanced aesthetic of a structure or object. In mathematics, symmetrical relations are often represented through algebraic equations and geometric shapes. Additionally, synonyms for symmetry can be used metaphorically to describe balance and harmony in relationships or personal endeavors. Overall, this family of words conveys the idea of a pleasing and ordered arrangement of elements on either side of a central point or axis.

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## What are the paraphrases for Symmetry?

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## What are the hypernyms for Symmetry?

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## What are the hyponyms for Symmetry?

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## What are the antonyms for Symmetry?

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noun proportion

## Usage examples for Symmetry

Among trees the one that attains great proportions and beautiful symmetry is yonder giant oak or elm that grows in the open.
"Dollars and Sense"
Col. Wm. C. Hunter
I'd no idea such symmetry could be attained without the use of the wheel.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
The more correct view, however, is that this symmetry was never intended by the Hebrew poets; that the irregular arrangement of accents with occasional symmetry was the rule.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell

## Famous quotes with Symmetry

• Guided only by their feeling for symmetry, simplicity, and generality, and an indefinable sense of the fitness of things, creative mathematicians now, as in the past, are inspired by the art of mathematics rather than by any prospect of ultimate usefulness.
E. T. Bell
• Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.
Camille Paglia
• It is the harmony of the diverse parts, their symmetry, their happy balance; in a word it is all that introduces order, all that gives unity, that permits us to see clearly and to comprehend at once both the ensemble and the details.
Henri Poincare
• So that ideas of sort of relaxed symmetry have been something for years that I have been concerned with because I think that symmetry is a neutral shape as opposed to a form of design.
Robert Rauschenberg
• The most general law in nature is equity-the principle of balance and symmetry which guides the growth of forms along the lines of the greatest structural efficiency.