A scheme to maximise use of a communications line by giving a larger share of the bandwidth to the modem at the end which is transmitting the most information.
Only one end of the connection has full bandwidth, the other has only a fraction of the bandwidth. Normally, which end gets the full bandwidth is chosen dynamically.
Asymmetrical modulation was made famous by the HST mode of the early high-speed modems from US Robotics.
- Asymmetrical warfare
warfare in which opposing groups or nations have unequal military resources, and the weaker opponent uses unconventional weapons and tactics, as terrorism, to exploit the vulnerabilities of the enemy. Contemporary Examples I will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in LAPD uniform whether on or off duty. Rogue L.A. Cop’s Facebook Manifesto: ‘You Will […]
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 […]
the quality or state of being . Contemporary Examples “Always darker and to correct what they believe is asymmetry,” she says. Nipple Tattoos Increase in Popularity in U.K. Tom Sykes April 18, 2013 That asymmetry explains a great deal of the difference between the parties. Why the Fringe Sets the Agenda David Frum May 24, […]
showing no evidence of disease. adjective (of a disease or suspected disease) without symptoms; providing no subjective evidence of existence adj. “without symptoms,” 1856, from a-, privative prefix, + symptomatic. asymptomatic a·symp·to·mat·ic (ā’sĭmp-tə-māt’ĭk) adj. Exhibiting or producing no symptoms.