a matrix with the lower-left half equal to the mirror image of the upper-right half; a matrix that is its own transpose.
(maths) a square matrix that is equal to its transpose, being symmetrical about its main diagonal. A skew symmetric matrix is equal to the negation of its transpose Compare orthogonal matrix
- Symmetric multiprocessing
parallel (SMP) Two or more similar processors connected via a high-bandwidth link and managed by one operating system, where each processor has equal access to I/O devices. This is in contrast to the “compute server” kind of parallel processor where a front-end processor handles all I/O to disks, terminals and local area network etc. The […]
- Symmetric multiprocessor
verb (used with object), symmetrized, symmetrizing. 1. to reduce to symmetry; make symmetrical. verb 1. (transitive) to render symmetrical or perfectly balanced
noun, Crystallography. 1. rotation-inversion axis. rotation-inversion axis [roh-tey-shuh n in-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n] /roʊˈteɪ ʃən ɪnˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən/ noun, Crystallography. 1. an axis of a crystal such that rotating about the axis and then inverting the crystal brings the crystal back to its original position.