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axis of symmetry
Word Origin
noun
Mathematics
.
a straight line for which every point on a given curve has corresponding to it another point such that the line connecting the two points is bisected by the given line.
Crystallography
.
rotation axis
.
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Origin of
axis of symmetry
First recorded in
1875–80
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