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Asymmetry

A lack of equivalence between two things, such as the unequal tax treatment of interest expense and dividend payments.

Asymmetry

A lack of equality between two things. For example, there may be asymmetry in how two types of income are taxed. Asymmetry may encourage certain business or investment decisions while discouraging others.
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6%) diagnosed as having clinically asymmetrically enlarged tonsils had no significant pathological diagnosis.
Simulation calculations suggest an asymmetrically alternating measuring sequence in order to compensate for systematic errors caused by thermal phase drifts.
Light angles through this space from windows and false dormers that are asymmetrically
The back seats are split to fold asymmetrically and their backrests are lockable to prevent entry to the boot - which like the cabin, is impressively spacious.
The front has 12-pane sash windows with a pair of asymmetrically placed forward wings,and a tall chimney to each gable.
Engineer Dr Rainer Neumann said: "The lights are capable of turning asymmetrically so that on a right hand bend the right hand light begins to swivel before the left one will.
However, Sejvar noted, unlike that syndrome, West Nile paralysis affects a patient's body asymmetrically and doesn't impair the sense of touch.
To further the feeling of comfort and luxury, JCI worked with SLI (Canton, MA) to design an LED lighting system that is asymmetrically located above the driver and transmits a soft light across the headliner, which is interwoven with a metallic fiber that augments the ambient effect.
The proximal end of the tampon will asymmetrically urge itself against one side of an inner surface of the outer tube so that - when the inner tube is pushed back into the outer tube to expel the tampon - the proximal end of the tampon will be hindered from re-entering the distal end of the inner tube.
Miming the Master" takes the old Lacanian fascination with mimicry to the contemporary one with passing (for another), turning the problem around to consider not the inside but the outside; that is to say, Kelly takes on the problem of the masculinity inherent (but asymmetrically so) in the practice of display.
Cables tie the asymmetrically placed beams back down to the foundation.