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dissymmetry

[di′sim·ə·trē]
(science and technology)
Lack of symmetry.
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Though Levinas emphasizes transcendental and infinite dissymmetry between the other and a subject, the infinity and transcendence of the other is the very limitation of protecting her concrete vulnerability
1] are related to the bending vibration of Si-O-Si, symmetry and dissymmetry, respectively.
The form of the volutes creates a geometric dissymmetry which affects the pressure field in the pump.
But races, in Foucault's definition, are certain historic-political divides, which do not become mixed, due to their dissymmetry in ethnicity, language, power, etc.
They are rare, and this information dissymmetry offends Kotlikoff.
The logic of the gaze, as it is thematized throughout the novel (19), foregrounds a profound dissymmetry in the field of vision: "You never look at me from the place at which I see you" says Lacan in The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psycho-Analysis (103).
As Derrida aptly affirms, dissymmetry and alterity is possible only if the other is in some respect the same as me.
The slope is responsible of a certain visual dissymmetry in the structure.
The shell shape in bivalves--in particular the elongation E, ventral convexity K, and dissymmetry D of the shell outline--arguably has significant functional implications regarding animal fitness (E, K: 1-21]; D: 22]).
It also reduces the dissymmetry of lift due to rotors moving in opposite directions, it increases payload for the same engine power and reduces the noise.
Playing Dissymmetry in Action Research: The Role of Power and Differences in Promoting Participative Knowledge and Change", en: Systemic Practice and Action Research, 24(2), 147-164.