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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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In versions BS and BP, the training set dissymmetry lies in the determination of the primary city.
The dissymmetry latent in analogies overwhelms the understanding and ever-and-again reduces the self to silence.
made the body of the condemned man the place where the vengeance of the sovereign was applied, the anchoring point for a manifestation of power, an opportunity of affirming the dissymmetry of forces" (55).
The results of time-distance parameters indicates that there was no lameness due to dissymmetry of affected and uninjured side limb on time-distance parameters after ACL injury, but comparing to the CON, the efficiency of walking is lower to some extent by decreased gait frequency and speed and prolonged gait circle that lead to complaint and unsteadiness of knee after injury.
A dissymmetry in the blend morphology with composition, that is, PS dispersed in LDPE forms fibrils, whereas LDPE in PS forms spheres (at corresponding concentration), was observed.
They expose a radical dissymmetry in any ethics of writing and reading.
One way that CMC can create bearing current is analogous to the magnetic dissymmetry issue in line-fed motors.
That society is unequal, hierarchical, that it weighs disproportionably on some instead of others, that it has all the character of inertia, that domination breaks down bodies and souls, is one thing: to conclude that these hierarchies, dissymmetry, inertia, powers, cruelties are made of social stuff is a different argument all together.
Includes: Virginia Newes, "Symmetry and Dissymmetry in the Music of the Lay de Bonne Esperance (L18/13)"; Jacques Boogaart, "Speculum mortis: Form and Signification in Machaut's Motet He