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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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More recent evidence indicates that lateralization of cerebral activity during emotional stress may stimulate the heart asymmetrically and produce areas of inhomogeneous repolarization that create electrical instability and facilitate cardiac arrhythmias.
Weights of line are distributed throughout the drawing asymmetrically.
Most importantly, what happens to total aircraft asymmetry if the bombs are asymmetrically loaded?
It has a number of features, such as clear analogue dials in a well-laid out dash, asymmetrically designed centre console which ensures that all controls are comfortably within reach, plus steering wheel with functional keys in one hand and infotainment on the other.
The financial institution says, 'the German risk profile has risen sharply, and asymmetrically, with the new nuclear tax in sight and life extensions debate unresolved.
In addition, the folding backrest is asymmetrically split, so that even larger objects can be transported effortlessly.
In this collection, expert contributors explore how symmetry breaking occurs in biology and examine the mechanisms by which cells polarize, divide asymmetrically, and produce asymmetric structures.
The system is operated by means of a rotary and push-action controller which falls conveniently to hand in front of the asymmetrically split armrest between the front seats.
Fashion accessories for the "Virtual Life" trend vary from funky eyewear to bright, intense and asymmetrically shaped jewellery.
Comes with two conveyor lanes that can be operated asynchronously at different speeds and asymmetrically with different lane widths.
In a second embodiment, such first and second displacement-regulating protrusions are provided that are disposed asymmetrically relative to a phantom plane passing through a center of the elastic partition membrane in its thickness direction.
Because of this stress, on the condition of transformation plasticity, big deformations of quenching occur, especially, when the surface is carburized asymmetrically.