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sym·me·try

symmetry

 
 
pronunciation:
sI m tri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: symmetries
definition: a state in which both sides of something are balanced in size, form, or arrangement.
This breed of dog should exhibit symmetry in its markings, but yours has more white on its right leg.Human faces have symmetry.
 
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sym- Greek prefix that means with, together with
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The prefix sym- occurs in Greek loanwords and hence attaches to Greek bases. It is an assimilated form of syn- used before roots beginning with b, p, and m, such as "bio, bi, -be", "path, patho, -pathic, -pathy", and "metr, -meter, -metry". See syn- and its other assimilated forms syl- and sys-.
metr, -meter, -metry Greek root that means measure