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dissymmetry

[di′sim·ə·trē]
(science and technology)
Lack of symmetry.
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The solubility of these polymers may be due to the symmetrical and dissymmetrical structure in the polymer backbone.
This current study is focused on the pharmaceutical property of dissymmetrical molecule, 2-[2-(3-cyano-4,6-dimethyl-2-oxo-2H-pyridin-1-yl)-ethoxy]-4,6-dimethyl nicotinonitrile, and its polymorphs (1a and 1b).
The statement refers to the dissymmetrical ethical relation between the self and the other.
Margins and centre shift and destabilize each other in parallel, albeit dissymmetrical, movements.
Assuming, as it is surely prudent to do, that both of these letters were actually written by a man, the uncharacteristic and dissymmetrical attention given to the man's sexual appetite hints at the possibility of a homoerotically charged subtext in these poems that is just submerged beneath a layer of heterosexual farce.
At the same time formless feelings reveal the limited, dissymmetrical, nature of our understanding.
Actually, both the 4th and the 5th generation warfare are dissymmetrical and asymmetrical wars.