Definition of symmetrically in US English:



  • See symmetrical

    • ‘The normal umbilicus is symmetrically indented into the abdominal wall, though it may be nearly flat in very slender people.’
    • ‘Plan all welding sequences so that they are balanced symmetrically about the neutral axis of a joint.’
    • ‘Each cell type is present symmetrically on either side of the midline.’
    • ‘Bacteria divide symmetrically during normal growth and have a central constriction to bring about binary fission of the cell.’
    • ‘Symmetry symbolises perfection and beauty: faultless petals arranged symmetrically to form a flower, the attractiveness of an unblemished, symmetrical human face.’