## SYMMETRIC

### symmetric

#### Adjective

- Symmetrical.
- 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).*"Is a sibling of" is a***symmetric**relation.

- Using the same key (or keys that are trivially related) for both encryption and decryption.

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