In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Well, humans do like symmetry and pattern, and math tends to make symmetrical, patterned images.
- A bony ridge may form over the fused suture and the ears may not be symmetrical (not at equal heights on each side).
- Judges described it as symmetrical with plenty of substance in the flower.
- I positioned things close to the symmetrical axes and sight lines but always a bit off.
- Moreover, a curve of constant width need not be symmetrical or even consist of circular arcs.
- Males compete in the bodybuilding competition with judges looking for symmetrical muscularity.
- The hair was parted with geometrical accuracy as though drawn with compasses, and fell in two symmetrical, wavy lines.
- Everything is the same; it's perfectly symmetrical in every direction.
- Note that each shell valve is symmetrical about the midline, but the two shell valves are often unequal in size.
- The pressure hulls are arranged parallel to each other and symmetrical to a centerplane.
- The US researchers also found that women were more likely to be tempted into infidelity by men with symmetrical features.
- Even today its streets run in symmetrical lines and neat intersections.
- The first cleavage usually passes through the midline, dividing the egg into two initially symmetrical halves.
- In a perfectly symmetrical face, all midpoints will fall on the vertical midline.
- Ever wondered why the apples and tomatoes in your supermarket are so symmetrical, so uniform in colour and texture?
- A molecule is said to be symmetrical if it can be divided into equal mirror image parts by a line or a plane.
- Lemmer's geometric, symmetrical sculptures are clearly variations on a theme.
- The sum of a figure and its centrally symmetrical image has central symmetry.
- Her lipstick is done so well, you'd think they'd want her face to be symmetrical.
- Trees, shrubs and long grass with a symmetrical spiderweb of cobblestone paths wending through them.
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