Definition

Asymmetric

Asymmetric— in military operations the application of dissimilar strategies, tactics, capabilities, and methods to circumvent or negate an opponent’s strengths while exploiting his weaknesses.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Asymmetric
- Alt. of Asymmetrical
Category: Defense Terms
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