axisymmetric

[ak-see-si-me-trik]

adjective

symmetric about an axis.

Nearby words

  1. axis of revolution,
  2. axis of symmetry,
  3. axis powers,
  4. axis traction,
  5. axis-traction forceps,
  6. axle,
  7. axletree,
  8. axman,
  9. axminster carpet,
  10. axo-

Origin of axisymmetric

First recorded in 1890–95; axi- + symmetric

Related formsax·i·sym·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb

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