not functioning in the manner of a syllable
- Asylum seeker
noun a person who, from fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, social group, or political opinion, has crossed an international frontier into a country in which he or she hopes to be granted refugee status Contemporary Examples A smuggler’s boat loaded with asylum seeker was intercepted by the Australian Navy as it headed […]
asymbolia asymbolia a·sym·bo·li·a (ā’sĭm-bō’lē-ə) n. A loss of the ability to comprehend by touch the form and nature of an object. A form of aphasia in which the significance of signs cannot be comprehended. Also called asemasia.
asym. asymmetric asymmetrical
not identical on both sides of a central line; unsymmetrical; lacking symmetry: Most faces are asymmetric. (of a logical or mathematical relation) holding true of members of a class in one order but not in the opposite order, as in the relation “being an ancestor of.”. Chemistry. having an unsymmetrical arrangement of atoms in a […]