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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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Chisquare test was applied to find effect of asymmetric molar and canine relationship on coincidence of dental midlines.
It said: "A representative from the Scottish Borders suggested that the change to an asymmetric school week did not result in the need for more childcare but did affect the time at which it was needed (less was required Monday-Thursday, but more was required on a Friday after the change).
In the case of 'strategic asymmetric warfare', belligerents begin by deploying forces of a similar type, with the outcome being determined by the quality and quantity of the opposing forces.
Shawarby and Selim (2012) conducted a study to find asymmetric kind of relationship between global food prices and domestic inflation in Egypt.
While China's fascination with asymmetric warfare is not new, it is fast moving from the theoretical realm to the practical, and this is emerging as its dominant approach.
The mentioned metallic part is placed on the front- and back-side of a host dielectric substrate and the overall structure (substrate with the metallic part) will provide asymmetric transmission for linearly polarized EM waves.
A function d : X x X [right arrow] R is an asymmetric metric and (X, d) is an asymmetric metric space if
The armored and mechanized units of the IRGC Ground Force expanded the depth of their operation(al zone) through exercising new asymmetric warfare tactics and relying on mobile firepower, iron-shield and secure and impenetrable communications and then destroyed the hypothetical enemy," the spokesman said, elaborating on the details of today's drills.
Asymmetric strategy has been a crucial concept in the decade following 9/11, yet it remains devilishly difficult to define.
All mentioned cases of asymmetric heating and cooling of the plate we also simulated by software Comsol Multiphysics under the same conditions.
Section II introduces two concepts of asymmetric gross substitutability, namely, weak asymmetric gross substitutability and strong asymmetric gross substitutability, and relates these two concepts to more familiar classifications of goods (namely, luxuries and necessities and elastic and inelastic goods).