• Not symmetric.
  • Not involving a mutual exchange of keys between the sender and receiver.
  • Of a relation R on a set S: having the property that for any two elements of S (not necessarily distinct), at least one is not related to the other via R.


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  • From a- + symmetric, as Ancient Greek ἀσυμμετρία ("disproportion, deformity").

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