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- having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts

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### Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Symmetric'

- Symmetric-key algorithm: main drawbacks of symmetric key encryption, in comparison to public-key encryption (also known as asymmetric key encryption). Symmetric-key encryption
- Symmetric game: quantitatively symmetric if and only if it is symmetric with respect to the exact payoffs. Only 12 out the 144 ordinally distinct 2x2 games are symmetric. However
- Symmetric monoidal category: theory, a branch of mathematics, a symmetric monoidal category is a braided monoidal category that is maximally symmetric. That is, the braiding operator
- Symmetric function: of symmetric functions. For the ring of symmetric functions in algebraic combinatorics, see ring of symmetric functions. In mathematics, a symmetric function
- Symmetric space: other uses, see Symmetric space (disambiguation). In differential geometry, representation theory and harmonic analysis, a symmetric space is a smooth
- Symmetric matrix: In linear algebra, a symmetric matrix is a square matrix that is equal to its transpose. Formally, matrix A is symmetric if A
- Symmetric multiprocessor system: the system bus traffic. Sometimes the term "symmetric multiprocessor" is confused with the term symmetric multiprocessing. While multiprocessing is a
- Symmetric relation: symmetric and asymmetric (where if a is related to b, then b cannot be related to a (in the same way)). However, a relation can be neither symmetric nor