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asymmetric

A difference in two related modes, often referring to a speed disparity. For example, it may take longer to compress or encrypt than to decompress or decrypt the data. Contrast with symmetric. See asymmetric compression and public key cryptography.
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Correction of asymmetric molar and canine relationship as well as making non-coincident dental midlines coincident with each other and with facial midline is always challenging as differential mechanics are always required to achieve desired results.
An asymmetric school week includes various start and finish times with some longer days and some shorter days, with co-ordinated pupil free time.
The increase in use of asymmetric warfare tactics by belligerents like Taliban/TTP can also be attributed to the advancement in the fields of science and technology especially in the fields of cyber and information technology.
Despite these various manifestations of warfare, the early years of the 21st century seem to have become dominated by asymmetric warfare.
Zoli (2009) empirically tested the asymmetric relationship of global oil and food price shocks on domestic inflation in 18 European emerging economies.
The PLA's asymmetric warfare strategy is not limited to the domain of outer space, but extends to the other domains of battle - land, sea, air and cyberspace.
Chiral MTMs with the exhibition of cross-coupling and cross-polarization conversion generally result in asymmetric transmission for forward and backward propagation of circularly polarized waves over certain frequency ranges.
There are other applications of asymmetric metrics both in pure and applied mathematics; for example, asymmetric metric spaces have recently been studied with questions of existence and uniqueness of Hamilton-Jacobi equations [4] in mind.
At this stage of the wargames, part of the special and professional units of the IRGC ground force successfully displayed asymmetric warfare tactics and techniques with full coordination and preparedness," General Hamid Sarkheili, the spokesman of Shohaday-e Vehdar wargames, said.
Mild mucosal hypertrophy was present in the left ethmoid and maxillary sinuses, accompanied with ipsilateral asymmetric adenoid hypertrophy (Figure 2).
This article takes the notion of asymmetric strategy seriously but re-conceptualizes it in a crucial way.
We will solve the asymmetric problem of heat conduction in a solid plane plate made from isotropic material.