semisymmetric etymology

English word semisymmetric comes from English symmetric, English semi- (Half. Partial, incomplete. Somewhat, rather, quasi-.)

Detailed word origin of semisymmetric

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
symmetric English (eng) (cryptography) Using the same key (or keys that are trivially related) for both encryption and decryption.. (set theory) Of a relation R on a set S, such that xRy if and only if yRx for all members x and y of S (that is, if the relation holds between any element and a second, it also holds between the second and the first).. Symmetrical.
semi- English (eng) Half. Partial, incomplete. Somewhat, rather, quasi-.
semisymmetric English (eng) (maths, of a graph) edge-transitive but not vertex-transitive.

Words with the same origin as semisymmetric

Descendants of symmetric
SUSY SUSY-GUT selectron sfermion slepton smuon sneutrino sparticle spreon squark stauon superpartner
Descendants of semi-
semi semiautobiographical semicircular semicolon semiconductor semiconductor memory semiconscious semiconstructed semicontinuous semidiaphanous semidilute semifinal semifinite semilabeled seminormalcy semioperatic semipeak semipellucid semiquantified semiquantum semiqueen semiritualistic semithick semitransparent