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Called the double pentagon, it is made by attaching two pentagons along a single edge and then gluing together parallel sides to create a two-holed doughnut with a rich collection of symmetries.

The four collaborators took advantage of these kinds of search efficiencies in a new way — in particular, they automated considerations about symmetries, where previous work had relied on mathematicians working practically by hand to deal with them.

In order to have structure in the universe, in order for us to exist, you also need to have this beautiful symmetry — that there’s no special observer.

Physicists then revealed the symmetries of elementary particles hidden within the elements’ atoms.

The complicated objects are often collections of mathematical objects — like numbers or symmetries — that stand in a particular structured relationship with each other.

But, he says, what ultimately makes a hat look good on a person is the symmetry of the crown of their head to their jaw line.

In a nice bit of symmetry, 56% of Democrats said that Bush should be impeached in July of 2007, according to a Rasmussen survey.

Somehow, finding a Jew to blame makes up sort of deep symmetry that allows people to comfort themselves that they have an answer.

The symmetry of their experiences only made her more determined to continue her journey.

And he might very well have felt the power of such poetic symmetry.

If now we turn to the higher aspects of form, such as symmetry and proportion, we encounter a difficulty.

Among the ladies of "gentle blood," however, there is more of the asserted aristocratic symmetry and beauty than among the men.

The cubicula were also defaced, their symmetry injured, and their construction endangered by similar imprudent excavations.

He had such a good sense of symmetry that his piles were always extremely neat.

We perceive art in the arrangement of sentences, in the rhythm, in the symmetry of construction.

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On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to symmetry, such as: equilibrium, harmony, rhythm, similarity, agreement, and arrangement.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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