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asymmetry the state or quality of having two unidentical halves; lack of balance.
asymp tomatic not showing any symptoms of a disease (usu. used in reference to an individual who does, in fact, have the disease and may or may not be a carrier).
asymptote in mathematics, a straight line that approaches but never meets a curve.
asynchronous not occurring at the same time. [2 definitions]
At symbol of the chemical element astatine.
at1 on or in the location of. [5 definitions]
at2 the smaller monetary unit of Laos. (Cf. kip.)
at- to.
Atacama a desert in northern Chile that lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains.
Atacama Desert an extremely arid region of northern Chile that lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains.
at all to the slightest extent.
at all costs regardless of the effort or sacrifice necessary.
at an angle slanted up or down; crooked.
at any rate in any case; at all events. [2 definitions]
ataractic free from anxiety or other emotional strain, esp. as a result of taking a drug; calm; tranquil.
at arm's length at a distance; emotionally or physically detached.
atavism the reappearance of a biological characteristic in an organism after it has not appeared for several generations, or an organism displaying such a characteristic. [2 definitions]
atavistic of a trait, behavior, or the like, existing or playing a role at an earlier stage or time and recurring or reappearing within an organism or within a society after long absence or seeming disappearance.
ataxia loss or lack of ability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements.
at cross purposes so as to misunderstand or act in a way that frustrates each other's purposes.
-ate1 to become, or to cause to become or have. [5 definitions]